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THE

SICK MAN VISITED;

And furnished with

INSTRUCTIONS, MEDITATIONS, and PRAYERS,

FOR

Putting him in mind of his CHANGE;

FOR

Supporting him under his DISTEMPER;

AND FOR

Preparing him for, and Carrying him through, his
LAST CONFLICT with DEATH.

BY

NATHANAEL SPINÇ KES, A. M,
Late Prebendary of SARUM, &c.

Boaft not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knoweft not what
a day may bring forth. PROV. xxvii. 1.

Tu tamen mortem, ut nunquam timeas, femper co-
gita. Senec. Epift. 30.

THE SIXTH EDITION, CORRECTED,

To which is Prefix'd,

A Short Account of the LIFE of the very
Reverend AUTHOR.

LONDON:

Printed for JOHN and FRANCIS RIVINGTON, at the
Bible and Crown (N° 62) St. Paul's Church-Yard.

MDCCLXXV.

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THE firft occafion of the enfuing treatise was the request of a friend, that I would overlook an old book upon this fubje&t, printed in King James I. reign, and would put it into modern English. Which having undertaken, to avoid the tedioufness of one continued difcourfe, without any manner of divifion, I thought it neceffary to caft mine into feveral parts, that, at the end of each, the reader might have a breathing-time, and fo proceed to what follows with the better appetite. And, in a little time, finding fome texts of Scripture not so properly applied as ought to have been, fome things more largely infified upon than I apprehend necessary, and many, on the

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