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But there are other reasons why a Preface may be presented apart from its parent
work, and may, indeed, be expected sometimes to survive it. The Prologues and
Epilogues of Caxton were chiefly prefixed to translations which have long been ...
... the evil shall perish. And he saw a young maid that learned to write, of whom
he said that men multiplied evil upon evil. And he said that the ignorance of a
man is known in three things, that is to wit, when he hath no thought to use
... shall behove us to render and give accounts of our idle time, what reason may
we render or what answer shall we give when in idleness is none excuse ; and
Prosper saith that whosoever liveth in idleness liveth in manner of a dumb beast.
ourselves, so we should presume every thing of God; nor are we divested of vain
glory for any other reason than that we may learn to glory in the Lord. What shall I
say more? Review, Sire, all the parts of our cause, and consider us worse than ...
There is great reason, they say, for the admonition of Solomon, "not to transgress
or remove the ancient landmarks, which our fathers have set.'"1 But the same rule
is not applicable to the bounding of fields, and to the obedience of faith, which ...
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