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prim -ipall pnipoiyryon / which was that Naiazene
was bounde to prayfe faynt Bah 11
A lyke example ..f Ixmcuolcncc Ukcn
or ducty/ is in the oracyon that Tully made fur the !'<>ci \r. hya*/ wliu-lu- begynncth thus :
lordes that be here iuges / yf there Ixr in me any wyt / whit he I know is but final 1 / or yf 1 hauc any tnak-
ynge an oracion / wherin I deny nat but that 1 haue met cifed my felfc. helpe to th.i '/uicth out of other
lyberall artes / in whome I haue occupied all my lyfc / furely I am bounde to no man more for them than t< \ rchy as / which may law- fully if I may do any man any profyte l>v the* / chalenge a chycfc porcyon for hym t her in.
Out of this place dyd this lame lully fetche the begynnynge of his fyrfte epil'tle / in whome he wrytcthe to one I.cntule on [ I', thys maner : I do fo u ill poyntcs to wardc you / and
fo great is the loue and reuerem Uere vnto you that all other
.men lave that I can do no more /and yet me femeth that I haue neuer don that that I am bounde to do/eyther or in your
\\ inav alio get beneuolence by realbn of them/ whome we make our oracion <> : we faye that we can neucr prayfe hym to
hvsjhly / but that he is worthy moche more laude and fo taketh faint Nasazene 1 beneuolence in his fayde oracion for faynt Bailie
Alfo of them afore whome we fpeke / as if we fay / it is for theyr profyte to laude or prayfe the perfon. And that we knowe very well howe moche they haue alwayes loued hym / and that he ought ther- fore to be pray fed the more for theyr fakes. The maner is alfo to get vs beneuolence in the preface of our oracyon / by pynchynge and blamynge of our aduerfarie. As doth Tully in the oracion that he made for one Aulus Cecinna / wherin he begynncthc hys proeme thus. If temerie'and lake of fhamc coulde as moch preuaile in plees afore the iul\ices / as dothe audacite and temerarious boldc- lu-tio in the feldes & dcferte plac/j/ there were no remedie but euen fo mul\e [H iii b| Aulus Cecina be ouer come in this matter by Sex- tus Ebucius impudence / as he was in the felde ouercome by his
1 B. Nazianzenc. B. temcritc.