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Luke Hansard & Sons, niear Lincoln's-Inn Fields, London.
CONTENTS OF THE SIXTH VOLUME.
ARCHBISHOP Tillotson; abridged from his Life,
SÓ natural is the union of religion with justice, that we may boldly deem there is neither, where both are not. For how should they be unfeignedly just, whom religion doth not cause to be such, or they religious, which are not found such by the proof of their just actions ? If they, which employ their labour and travail about the public administration of justice, follow it only as a trade, with unquenchable and unconscionable thirst of gain, being not in heart persuaded that justice is God's own work, and themselves his agents in this business; the sentence of right God's own verdict, and themselves his priests to deliver it, formalities of justice do but serve to sinother right, and that, which was necessarily ordained for the common good, is through shameful abuse made the cause of common misery.