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Tit. 1. Cases about Confessing Sins and Injuries to others ..

Q. 1. When must we confess wrongs to those that we have

wronged ?

Q. 2. What will excuse us from such confessions ?

Q. 3. Must I confess a purpose of injury which was never ex-

ecuted ?

Q. 4. When must sins against God be confessed to men ?.

Tit. 2. The Directions for just confessing Sin to others

ibid.

508

ibid.

ibid.

509

CHAPTER XXXII.

Cases and Directions about Satisfaction and Restitution .... 511

Tit. 1. Cases of Conscience about Satisfaction and Restitution ibid.

Q. 1. What is satisfaction, what restitution, and wherra duty ?

Why did they restore fourfold by the law of Moses? ibid.

Q. 2. How far is satisfaction and restitution necessary? 512

Q. 3. Who are bound to make it ?

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Q. 4. To whom must it be made ?

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Q.5. What restitution is to be made for dishonouring rulers

or parents ?

ibid.

Q. 6. How must satisfaction be made for slanders and lies ?.. ibid.

Q. 9. And for tempting others to sin and hurting their souls? ibid.

Q. 8. And for murder or manslaughter ?

515

Q. 9. Is a murderer bound to offer himself to justice ?

....i. ibid.

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Q. 10. Or to do execution on himself ?

516

Q. 11. What satisfaction is to be made by a fornicator or
adulterer? ....

ibid.

Q. 12. In what cases is a man excused from satisfaction and

restitution ?

517

Q. 13. What if restitution will cost the restorer more than

the thing is worth ? .....

.... ibid.

Q. 14. What if confessing a fault will turn the rage of the
injured person agaiøst me to my ruin?

ibid.

Tit. 2. The Directions for practice

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CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY.

PART IV.

CHRISTIAN POLITICS:

OR,

ALL THE DUTIES OF THE SIX LAST COMMANDMENTS, IN OUR POLITICAL RELATIONS, AND TOWARDS OUR NEIGHBOURS, WITH THE PRINCIPAL CASES OF CONSCIENCE ABOUT

THEM.

READER,

THINK not by the title of this part, that I am doing the same work which I lately revoked in my “ Political Aphorisms;” though I concluded that book to be' quasi non scriptum,' I told you I recanted not the doctrine of it, which is for the empire of God, and the interest of government, order, and honesty in the world. This is no place to give you the reasons of my revocation, besides that it offended my superiors, and exercised the tongues of some in places where other matters would be more profitable : pass by all that concerneth our particular state and times, and you may know by that what principles of policy I judge divine. And experience teacheth me, that it is best for men of my profession, to meddle with no more, but leave it to the Contzeu's, the Arnisæus's, and other Jesuits, to promote their cause by voluminous politics. The pope's false-named church is a kingdom, and his ministers may write of politics more congruously, and (it seems) with less offence than we. Saith the “Geographia Nubiensis” aptly, “ There is a certain king VOL. VI.

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