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The true reason of my not doing it, then, is this: He burnt a good many of them himself at Paris, and, by a writing found among what were left, signified, that these were the only ones, fit to be printed; so that without acting contrary to the Bishop's opinion of his own performances, of which he was certainly the best judge, no more could, and therefore no more ought to be published and it being from thence resolved that no more should, the only effectual way of preventing it, was, to commit the rest to the flames. Which was accordingly done, in my presence, by WILLIAM MORICE, Esq., his dutiful and worthy son-inlaw and executor. To whom I take this opportunity of acknowledging myself much obliged for several considerable acts of friendship; but particularly for the benefit of publishing these pious remains of my dear friend and patron, whom I greatly admired, loved and reverenced; and to whose memory I therefore dedicate them, with a heart full of gratitude and respect.
THE SECOND VOLUME.
Our Saviour opened his commission without any parti-
His miracles performed often upon the most solemn and
II. Reflections that arise from hence are
The credibility of Numa's conferences with a goddess,
3. The vanity of pretences to miracles in the Romish
Private visions and illuminations, being a sort of miracles
1. Because their master being now in prison, they
3. Their suspicions might be increased by observing,
II. In the reply, the manner of it remarkable, because it
The matter of it remarkable,
1. For the gradation of its particulars, the last of which
2. For the appositeness of it, in relation to the persons
Secondly, miracles were a proof of our Saviour's pre-emi-