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Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world. All things in Heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power : both angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.(Hooker's Eccl. Pol.)

If this work be of men, it will come to nought,—but if it be of God ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.—(Acts v.-38, 39.)

G. II. Davidson, Printer, Tudor Street, Blackfriars.

INSCRIBED

TO THE KING,

THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS,

AND

THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

(See the Appendix, page 631.)

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