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Mr. RICHARD WARREN, Gent.
the 9th, 1704
JOHN JEFFERY, D.D.
Arch-Deacon of Norwich, and Minister of St. Peters
Cockey-Lanė, near the Market-place. 1704.
R E A D E R.
HE true Reason why you will find no mention of the Perfon
deceased, in this Discourse at his Interment, is ; because according to my Judgment, I Maintain on all such Occasions the Difference between a Funeral Sermon, which is intirely for the Benefit of the Living' ; and a Funeral Oration, which is only an Encomium of the Dead.
Therefore here , neither the Compofition, nor the Subject does Appropriate the Discourse ; but the Design, and the Use of it is as Common as