- The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
[ Asunder Customs Discerned Faculties Fortunate Fortune Giving Light Little Make Men Number Rather Scarce Seen Sky Small Stars Together Virtues Way Which]
- Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
[ Age Body Called Chief Discerned Distinct Five His Man Portion Senses Soul]
- So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them.
[ Accompanied Discerned Godly Graces Least May Shadows Some Sorrow Them Though Train Truth Wants Wherewith Worldly]
- There is no such thing as immaterial matter. All spirit is matter, but is more fine or pure, and can only be discerned by purer eyes. We cannot see it, but when our bodies are purified, we shall see that it is all matter.
[ Bodies Cannot Discerned Eyes Fine Immaterial Matter More Only Our Pure Purer Purified See Shall Spirit Such Thing]