Look into our histories, and you shall almost meet with no other subject, but what a company of harebrains have done in their rage. We may do well therefore to put this in our procession amongst the rest: “From all blindness of heart, from pride, vainglory, and hypocrisy, from envy, hatred and malice, anger, and all such pestiferous perturbations, good Lord deliver us.”
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