prelation

prelation

(prəˈleɪʃən)
n
obsolete the setting of one above another
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That that reasonable Soul ought to have the Regiment and Regancy over the Animal Lust (e) and affections, other wise in this (f) life he should have no prelation over (g) brutall or animal nature; 4.
And besides is (b) an unreasonable disease of the mind since by Nature all Men are essentially equal and that which gives the discrimination and prelation of one Man above another, whither it be excellence of parts honor, wealth, power are things that we have (c) not from our selves, but by the gift (d) of God or the collation of others, this one question what hast /fol.