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, Look ye cut among you feven men of honeft report. , Afls 6. Full of the Hcly Ghoft and wifdom. , whom we may appoint over this buftnefs. So Mo:ses faid to the congregation of Ifrael. , Take ye wife men, and imderftanding, and known- among your tribes, and I zvill make them rulers over you. And tlie faying of the apoftles pleas'd. The whole multitude. So the people of Ifrael were wont to anfwer to M . Ses, The thing which thou fay ft is good for us to do. This faying of tlie apoftles being tho...ught good by the whole multitude, the whole multitude eleded fcven men vihom they fet before the apoftles: and when they had pray'd, they laid their hands. On them. To fay in this place (as they do) that the aft of the people v/as bur a pre- fcntation, and that the apoftles had power to admit or refufe the pcribns fo pre- fcntedj is as if one ft^ould fay, that the ad of elefting parlament men by the people 400 THE ART OF LAWGIVING. Book II. Of England, was but a prefentation, and that the king had power to admit or refufe \ V— -^ the perlons fo prefented.