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Explained as follows.

His writ served
of Rebellion
and woe

So many having attempted
the straits or passages of this
Labyrinth, and lost their
labor who went about it,
could not but drop a word, have
thought it not amisse or unseasonable,
as wise as they are that missed
their mark, a taste or touch to give
them, of the tree of Life, otherwise
cald the mystery of Times and Seasons,
reserved for the last time, this
Sacramental little Rowl, with such
a solemn protestation bound touchingA ing A1v 2
times being no longer, which
precious Manna, the Prophet Ezekiel
and John the Evangelist both
tasted of, not longed for a little
(INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Acts I

But hastning on INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Cap. I. now in
the Thirtieth year, &c. “And I looked,
and behold a Whirl-wind came out of
the North, a great cloud, &c.”
those winged creatures four,
&c. represented by the Tabernacle;
also the Lamp, &c. as it were those
Curtains, every one of one measure
joyned one to another with so
many loops or eyes, and rings above
so high, besides their running sideways,
like those swift creatures who
went on their sides when they ran,
their displayed wings sending forth
such a noise, of a spherical work, &c. And A2r 3
And so much for these Curtains
of his Pavillion, typifying the four
Evangelists agreeing in one, said to
kisse or touch, &c.

Whereof INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Apocalyps the Fourth
thus, of the aforesaid four Beasts,
and the Lightning proceeding out
of the Throne, shews first of the
Lamp; “And there were Seven
Lamps of fire, which are the Seven
Spirits of God, &c.”
INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Cap. 5. “The
Seven Spirits and Seven Eyes sent
forth into all the Earth”
, as their
Characters ⊙ ☾ read through the

So to shew the truth of it, even
the full Moon described its paleness
in the Saphir-like Firmament, and
no other likened to the Amber, and
Fire its brightnesse, when this conceptionA2 ception A2v 4
of gift of the holy Ghost,

Giving withal to understand,
received or rejecting it, notwithstanding
how Prophesie ceased not,
nor the Spirit (as the world would
have it) totally is quenched; But
the Writ or Label of this little
sealed Rowl being first served on
them, cald “a house of Rebellion, or
a rebellious house”
so often; afterwards
to be served again, reserved
even for our days, as if any be pleased
to observe, directed to our 1600–1699seventeenth
, by the slain
Lamb, Redemptions figure, INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Cap. 5.
having seven Horns, and as many
eyes; also witnesse the grand
Jury, those Twenty four Crowned
Elders, so many times mentioned, and A3r 5
and as shewing since the Conquest
Four and twenty Crowned, so Seven
hundred years ago thereabout.

And thus going on when this sacred
Writ to be served, how it came
to passe; how distasteful to them,
“hony in the mouth, bitter in the belly;”
compared to a womans travel, or as
fares with Officers earning a Fee
venture their lives upon Arrests,
even the sum of this Vision restlesse
Prisons description, clouded under
the glory of the Tabernacle, sets
forth a Chamber-Bedsted and appurtenances,
the Gatehouse prison,
in the year of Redemption, 1634-09-241634.
September 24
. full Moon the everlasting
Lamp, prisoners fire and
candle, who from the Angel sent
thither the Holy Ghost, that by the space A3v 6
space of an hour, the Bed his throne
rested thereon, from his mouth for
a farewel received a salute; and for
another farewel, that had on his
right hand an Amber glove, lest
such an odoriferous scent when he
was gone, all oyled with Amber-
greece, the spirit thereof proceeding
from the Leather, so far beyond
expression, as it were invisible food,
like when as said, “Cause thy belly to
eat, and fill thy bowels”
, the hand being
sent to him with the Rowl or
Book spread, &c. a Holy, holy,
holy day, by whom observed ever

And for “Lamentations, Mourning
and Woe”
, such cryed up and
down: So much for this time cryed
unto, “O Wheel”, INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.cap. 10. besides pro- A4r 7
proclaims winged Times reign includes
years, containing the four
Seasons, Moneths, Weeks, Days
and Hours, not returning restlesse
time, with the Clock wheel its motion,
likewise Rings out the Abbey
Bells, those mounted wheels, INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Verse
18. Verse 19.
like these living creatures
likened to burnished Brasse,
with their ascending and descending;
and for the dreadful Rings so
much, &c. INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Cap. I. ver. 18. that were
so high, “their sound or noise like
great waters”
, the Voice of the Almighty
coming from Heaven, as it
were: And so farther for that spacious
round Window, the glasse its
curious work compared to the Beril
of a Sea-green colour, as the dreadful
Christaline Heaven all with one voice A4v 8
voice proclaim the dreadful Judgement
day reveald at hand, to a City
most rebellious.

Given under the hands of those
Cherubs, under their wings that had
hands, with that hand sent, &c.
seals and signifies it, rings out Times
farewel: And for the word of the
Lord expresly so much. INTERNAL ERROR. Please report to wwp@neu.edu that regMe is unmatched.Rev. I.
“Write the things which thou hast seen,
and the things which are, and the
things which shall be hereafter.”