It is a word of grave and authoritative import in the English language, which implies the testification of the truth!
testification can be made only in the case of a past occurrence.
An eloquence to expose the qualities they possess, is the testification in the promise of their excellence.
And, in testification of my sincerity in saying this, I shall make the following offer.
Cobham's testification against him before them, and since, hath been largely discoursed.