Concerning the beginning and progreβ of the Conflagration, what part of the Earth will first be
Burnt. The manner of the future destruction
of Rome. The last state and consummation
of the general Fire.
HAving remov'd the chief obstructtions to our
design, and drawn a method for weakning the
strength of Nature, by draining the Trench, and
beating down those Bulwarks, wherein she seems to
place her greatest confidence: we must now go to
work; making choice of the weakest part of Nature
for our first attack, where the fire may be the easiest
admitted, and the best maintain'd and preserv'd.
And for our better direction, it will be of use to
consider what we noted before, viz. That the Conflagration is not a pure Natural Fatality, but a mixt
Fatality; or a Divine Judgment supported by Natu