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THE
SICK MAN VISITED;

And furnilhed with
INSTRUCTIONS, MEDITATIONs, and PRAYERS,

FOR

Putting him in mind of his CHANGE;

FOR

Supporting him under his DISTEMPER;

AND FOR
Preparing him for, and Carrying him through, his

LAST CONFLICT with DEATH.

B Y

NATHANAEL SPINCKES, A. M.

Late Prebendary of SARUM, &c.

Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowejt not what

a day may bring fortb. Prov. xxvii, 1.
Tu tamen mortem, ut nunquam timeas, femper co-

gita. . Senec. Epift. 30.

The Sixth EDITION, CORRECTED,

To which is Prefix'd,

A Short Account of the LIFE of the very

Reverend AUTHOR.

ND ON:
Printed for John and FRANCIS, RIVINGTON, at the
Bible and Crown (No 62) St. Paul's Church-Yard.

MDCCLXXV.

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HE first occasion of the ensuing treatise was

the request of a friend, that I would overlook an old book upon this fubje£t, printed in King James I. reign, and would put it into modern English. Which þaving undertaken, to avoid the tediousness of one continued discourse, without any manner of divifion, I thought it necessary to cast mine into several

parts, that, at the end of each, the reader might bave 4 breatbing-time, and fo proceed to what follows with tbe better appetite. And, in a little time, finding fome texts of Scripture not so properly applied as ought to have been, fome things more largely inffed upon than I apprehend necessary, and many, on the A 2

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