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Twenty things necessary to such a Friendship; so rare as
Q. 4. What if he be my enemy for religion, and so an enemy
Q. 6. and 7. Must we devote a certain proportion of our in-
comes ? and what proportion? A Letter to Mr. Gouge on
Tit. 1. Cases about Confessing Sins and Injuries to others ..
Q. 1. When must we confess wrongs to those that we have
Q. 2. What will excuse us from such confessions ?
Q. 3. Must I confess a purpose of injury which was never ex-
Q. 4. When must sins against God be confessed to men ?.
Tit. 2. The Directions for just confessing Sin to others
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 ?
Q. 4. To whom must it be made ?
Q.5. What restitution is to be made for dishonouring rulers
or parents ?
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 ?
Q. 9. Is a murderer bound to offer himself to justice ?
Q. 11. What satisfaction is to be made by a fornicator or
Q. 14. What if confessing a fault will turn the rage of the
Q. 11. Is the pardon of my own sin to be believed ' fide Divi-
na?' and is it the meaning of that article of the creed ? ibid.
Q. 3. How far may a weak Christian take the judgment of his
pastor or others about his sincerity and justification? ...... ibid.
ALL THE DUTIES OF THE SIX LAST COMMANDMENTS, IN OUR POLITICAL RELATIONS, AND TOWARDS OUR NEIGHBOURS, WITH THE PRINCIPAL CASES OF CONSCIENCE ABOUT
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.