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their Medicines from Gibbers and Pillories, the Parings of thine Ears have been among their Ingredients, and thou art guilty thereof.
But I fear I begin to be like thee, that is, tedious to no purpose, for I do not expect that any thing can do good upon thee, who haft been so often incorrigible to the Laws; for as the strength of two Men in their Wits is not suffici. ent to hold down and quiet one Madman, even so art thou proof against all Reason and Light, and therefore I will cast away no more upon thee, but leaving thee to thine own Darkness, with the old saying, bid theę twicę Goodę night.
HOU Quaking Quack, Jesuitical Romish Fransciscan Frog,
see my Quaker Unmasked, pag. 1. 13. Thou art the Devil's Dice-Box, which he SHAKES, Rattles, Wags, to gull, cheat, delude, and seduce the intoxicated giddy-headed English Nation. Thou art sick of thy Church, and haft catch'd thy Religion like a Palsy, Epilepsy, Ague, and art taken with Terrian, Quartan, Quotidian cold Fits, at
thy Superstitious, Idolatrous Jesuitical Meetings, Afremblies, Conventicles. See my Healths Sickness, p. 150. The Northern Blaft, p. 90. The Pope crofing ibe Cudgels, p. 297. Where thou say' I have no Ears, &c. therein thou shewest that thou hast no Light, Reason, Underftanding; for as a House is judged to be a Houfe in Law as long as any part is ftanding; and a light Piece of Gold is good and lawful English Coin, current with Allowance, altho' it be clip'd, filed, washed or worn; even so are my Ears legal, warrantable, and fufficient Ears, and good in Law, however they have been clip'd, pard, crop'd, circumcis'd; and I have a better Title to the Remainders than thou hast to thiné, for they have been ewice adjudge ed to me by the Laws of the Land, which thine never were. For those parcels, scraps, shreds, that I was deprived of, did but confirin my Right to those that are (see my own Abridgment at large, pag. 29. Lille upon Gerrard, pag. 26. The Legality of Treason, in two Parts, S. G. upon both, pag. 666.) left, for exceptio firmat legem in cafibus non exceptis.
This shews that the Light within not thee, of which thou dost vapour, brag,
vaunt, and extol thyself so inuch, is but T a kind of dusky Owl-light, a trembling by twinkling, stinking Stuif, which thcu
carrieft in thy Paunch, Guts, Bowels, I as an Ox, Bull or Cow doth Tallow to
make Candles of, or the Cattle of LinI colnshire do the Fewel of the Country; el and thou knoweft who it was that look
ed over Lincoln, and cried, All's mine,
as he will in time do over ye Quakers, a Frogs, Vipers. See my Hidden Works
of Darkness, pag. 400. A Looking Glass fir a blind Guide, p. 79a Fryers a Fry of Frogs, p. 220, 8c..
Whereas thou sayeft, urgest and objecteft, that I would have made an At of Parliament, therein thou art mistaken, deceived and deluded, for I would rather have marred, spoiled and perverted one according to the Sense, Judg
ment, and Opinion of the House, (and e ejus est interpretari cujus est condere; see
Braton) by putting in, adding and in. . cerring fome thing or things of my own
Invention, Wit, Contrivance, that had not passed their Vores; and putting out, eracing, and expunging other things,
which had, which cannot be said, held, or judged to be a Breach of Law, because it was before it was inade one, and if it had been so, yer it would have proved: no great Crime, Fault, Offence, for exchange (thou knowest) is no robe bery. See The Foot cut of the Snare, pag. 53. Prynne's Principles, p. 200. which is more than you can say, produce, or alledge for yourselves, who are a Generation, Spawń, Littér of Vipers, Frogs, Serpents ; so obftinate, peremptory, incorrigible, that you break the Act of Parliament, at the same time that it is put in execution against you, like unto a Cut-purse that picks a Pocket when he is going to be hang'd; for you croud, thrust and intrude yourselves into Prifons by Moals, that you may, in defiance of Law, Government, Authority, meet more than five together, although it be in the Goal. See my Sword of Christian Magistracy suppressed, p. 550. The Sectary disested, p. 82.
Whereas thou say'ft, I write in the Stile, Form, Language of a Conveyance, therein I do, according to my Profelfion, Calling, Vocation, and if thou badít done fo too, thou hadft, been but