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Right Honourable Henry late L. Delamer,
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Earl of Warrington:
CONTAINING His Lordships. Advice to His Children, Several Speeches in Parliament, &c.
WITH MANY OTHER
Occasional Discourses Two Last Reigns :
On the AFFAIRS of the
BE I N G
Original Manuscripts Written with His
Lordships own Hand.
Dunton at the Raven in the Poultrey. 1694.
Father trusted me with the care of your Education, your Lordship has made so great a Progress in all things which I Taught you, that I am now forced to procure you another Tutor : You are become in a little time a great Master of several Languages, and most parts of Philosophy, and I may say without flatteA 3
ry, that your Lordship hath Genius, Learning and Piety enough to make one of the Best and the most Accomplish't Gentleman in England : But yet your Quality requires something more; for it is not enough for one in your Lordships High Station to be Hunianift
, Geographer, Historian, (and I may add) a good Man too ; he must be also a States-man, and a Politician ; but being neither, my self I must repeat the same thing over again to my Shame,and to your Credit, that your Lordship wants a better Master. Amongst several of the most Eminent Men which I could recommend to your Lordship, I found none fo Learned, nor indeed fo fit to make deep Impressions upon your Mind as your Lordships Noble Father, whose Writings belongs to you as well as his Eftate; I don't doubt but you will strive to get the
best share of his Learning ; nor can you fail of an Extream Delight by drawing Sciences out of the fame Spring from whence your Noble Blood did flow. His Book then being yours both by Inheritance, and by the particular gift of its Authour, it would be unjust to present it to any other but your Lordship ; and needless to recommend it, or beg your acceptance for’t : Therefore omitting any longer Preface, in Recommendation of these Golden Remains, I'll only take leave to make this Observation upon them, That as there is nothing wanting in them for your Lordship’s Instruction botli by Humane Learning and Solid Devotion, I have fitted you with the Mafter that I look’t for, and whom you wanted : From whom having obtained all the Qualifications which your Noble Soul is capable of ;