Introduction to the Second Booke of Ayres

TO THE VALEROVS AND TRVELY MAGNANIMOVS KNIGHT
SYR EDWARD DYMMOCKE, THE KINGS CHAMPION.

As a poore man, indebted to many, and defirous to pay what hee can, deuides that little hee hath among many, to giue contentment, at leaft to fome: fo, I (right Worthy SYR) am conftrayned to make the like diftribution of this poore Mite of mine; being all I haue, for the prefent, to content you my Worthieft Creditors. But firft, for that I ftand moft obliged to you, euen Confcience moues mee to fhew my willingneffe to fatisfie you firft. Your approued and generally-beloued Noble-Nature (refembling that Diuine) will (I hope) take my Will for Deed, who in both euer will be

Yours intirely to difpofe,

William Corkine
1612

Dedication to the Second Booke of Ayres