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seth them, a suddaine and certaine waie of reme-
die, vpon condition on the other parte, that they
follow his advise; and do such thinges as he wil re-
quire of them: Their mindes being prepared be-
fore hand, as I haue alreadie spoken, they easelie
agreed vnto that demande of his: And syne* settes
another tryist,* where they may meete againe. At
which time, before he proceede any further with
them, he first perswades them to addict themselues
to his seruice: which being easely obteined, he then
discouers* what he is vnto them: makes them to re-
nunce their God and Baptisme directlie, and giues
them his marke vpon some secreit place of their
bodie, which remaines soare vnhealed, while his
next meeting with them, and thereafter euer insen-
sible, how soeuer it be nipped or pricked by any,
as is dailie proued, to giue them a proofe thereby,
that as in that doing, hee could hurte and heale
them; so all their ill and well doing thereafter, must
depende vpon him. And besides that, the intollera-
ble dolour that they feele in that place, where he
hath marked them, serues to waken them, and not
to let them rest, while their next meeting, againe:
fearing least otherwaies they might either forget
him, being as new Prentises,* and not well inough
founded yet, in that fiendlie follie: or else remem-
bring of that horrible promise they made him, at
their last meeting, they might skunner* at the same,
and preasse* to call it back. At their thirde meeting,
he makes a shew to be carefull to performe his pro-
mises, either by teaching them waies howe to get