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Effigies Reverendi admodum in Chrifto Pa JOHANNIS PEARSON (striensis Episcopi
Atatis Suα LXX. An: MDCLXXXII.
Printed For S.Keble at the Turks Head and R. Going at the Mitre and Crown in Fleettreet.
The Tenth Edition Reviled and Cozreded.
Printed by W. BOWYER, for S. KEBLE at the Turk's-Head, and R. GOSLING
M DCC XV.
Right Worshipful and Well-beloved
EAST-CHE A P.
Mercy unto you, and Peace and Love be multiplied.
F I should be at any time unmindful of your commands, you might well esteem me unworthy of your continued favours; and there is fome reafon to fufpect I have incurred the interpretation of forgetfulness, having been fo backward in the performance of my promises. Some years have paffed fince I preached unto you upon fuch Texts of Scripture as were on purpose selected in relation to the CREED, and was moved by you to make those meditations publick. But you were pleased then to grant what my inclinations rather led me to, that they might be turned into an Expofition of the Creed it felf, which, partly by the diffi culty of the work undertaken, partly by the intervention of fome other employments, hath taken me up thus long, for which I defire your pardon. And yet an happy excuse may be pleaded for delay, meeting with a very