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A56917 A brief discovery of the three natures viz., humane, divine, devilish, the rootes or originals of the politike states of Caesar, Christ, Antichrist in relation to a former treatise discovering the said three states, and withall farther clearing the usefulnesse thereof : whereby also is laid open to humane reason the impossibility of compulsive ecclesiasticall government to be of divine institution, and that liberty of conscience is to be allowed by all unto all, holding the bounds of civility, fully confirmed by principles in nature and Holy Scripture : humbly presented to the serious consideration of the High Court of Parliament / by Michael Quintine. Quintyne, Michael. 1642 (1642) Wing Q226; ESTC R13006 12,945 21

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practice_n have_v be_v the_o lot_n of_o many_o nation_n and_o particular_a person_n witness_v your_o own_o experience_n why_o do_v you_o as_o parent_n of_o soul_n and_o spirit_n meddle_v in_o the_o command_n of_o conscience_n and_o support_v such_o as_o do_v with_o sword_n and_o maintenance_n be_v it_o typical_a as_o in_o the_o time_n and_o state_n of_o the_o jew_n or_o as_o if_o christ_n be_v not_o rise_v from_o the_o dead_a or_o do_v you_o think_v god_n accept_v of_o more_o than_o he_o require_v at_o your_o hand_n or_o will_v you_o make_v a_o intermixion_n one_o head_n of_o two_o body_n or_o two_o head_n of_o one_o body_n which_o can_v be_v otherwise_o if_o church_n and_o commonwealth_n be_v all_o one_o or_o be_v as_o two_o under_o one_o head_n which_o nature_n and_o policy_n both_o deny_v in_o scripture_n and_o common_a reason_n will_v you_o work_v your_o own_o confusion_n in_o take_v god_n work_n upon_o you_o in_o make_v worshipper_n in_o spirit_n and_o truth_n for_o such_o only_a 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of_o civility_n and_o humanity_n but_o although_o at_o a_o far_a distance_n i_o perceive_v the_o old_a course_n be_v still_o on_o foot_n make_v side_n of_o religion_n and_o yoke_n for_o conscience_n on_o all_o side_n wherein_o have_v a_o world_n of_o blood_n be_v spill_v already_o and_o much_o more_o will_v be_v if_o the_o same_o continue_v covetousness_n pride_n and_o delusion_n must_v bring_v forth_o their_o fruit_n where_o they_o grow_v as_o do_v all_o other_o thing_n for_o any_o hurt_n which_o befall_v mankind_n let_v the_o pretence_n be_v what_o it_o will_v flow_v from_o thence_o not_o from_o christian_a religion_n for_o neither_o christ_n himself_o or_o any_o of_o his_o disciple_n upon_o record_n in_o the_o new_a testament_n apostle_n or_o evangelist_n or_o other_o do_v in_o a_o warlike_a way_n either_o offend_v or_o defend_v themselves_o for_o their_o religion_n sake_n from_o former_a passage_n express_v in_o both_o the_o say_a treatise_n i_o have_v manifest_v sufficient_a ground_n of_o boldness_n for_o speak_v to_o you_o god_n of_o the_o earth_n which_o to_o rehearse_v or_o enlarge_v be_v not_o improper_a and_o for_o these_o cause_n follow_v i_o be_o constrain_v yet_o further_o to_o move_v your_o greatness_n and_o be_v reasonable_a therein_o if_o you_o be_v as_o god_n despise_v i_o i_o shall_v notwithstanding_o fulfil_v the_o will_n of_o the_o lord_n of_o lord_n in_o discover_v the_o spirit_n of_o error_n though_o i_o perish_v in_o the_o work_n with_o the_o strength_n of_o his_o encouragement_n mat._n 10.32_o the_o first_o cause_n be_v this_o i_o be_v by_o the_o law_n of_o humanity_n or_o the_o nature_n of_o man_n as_o deep_o engage_v in_o the_o joy_n of_o the_o welfare_n and_o sorrow_n of_o the_o misery_n thereof_o though_o a_o nothing_o as_o have_v any_o interest_n in_o the_o power_n of_o enlarge_v or_o prevent_v either_o be_o bind_v by_o the_o law_n of_o the_o spirit_n of_o humanity_n and_o christianity_n to_o discover_v any_o thing_n or_o course_n 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