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Speculum ecclesiasticum, or, An ecclesiastical prospective-glass. Wherein may be clearly seen the doctrine of the primitive church for the first 500 years after our Saviour; especially as to the chiefest points in debate between Protestants and Roman Catholicks, viz. The visible and continued succession of the church: that the pope or bishop of Rome is the true successor of St. Peter, and supream head of the universal church: the churches infallibility: and its unity: and also the real presence of the body and blood of Christ in the blessed sacrament: auricular confession and absolution: invocation and prayer to saints: purgatory and prayer for the dead. And lastly, that apostolical tradition is the true rule of faith. All which is plainly prov'd, both by Holy Scripture, and the undenyable testimony of primitive fathers, in the first 500 years. During which time, the church is by the consent of the chiefest leading Protestants acknowledg'd to be in its purity, ...
by Ward, Thomas, 1652-1708.Get full text
Young Jemmy, or, The princely shepherd. Being a most pleasant and delightful new song. In blest Arcadia, where each shepherd feeds his numerous flocks, and tunes on slender reeds, his song of love, while the fair nymphs trip round, the chief amongst 'um was young Jemmy found: for he with glances could enslave each heart, but fond ambition made him to depart the fields to court, led on by such as sought to blast his vertues which much sorrow brought to a pleasant new play-house tune. Or, In Ianuary last, or, The gowlin.
by Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689.Get full text
A true and perfect relation of that most sad and terrible earthquake, at Port-Royal in Jamaica, which happened on Tuesday the 7th. of June, 1692. Where, in two minutes time the town was sunk under ground, and two thousand souls perished: With the manner of it at large; in a letter from thence, /
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A true account from Lisburn in Ireland, of the examination of Robert Burdett painter, Joshua Shanks, Robert Hodscase, seamen; Thomas Gray, shoemaker, Henry Moore and Richard Givart, skinners, and inhabitants of Limerick, who made their escape lately from thence, and give this following account.
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A funeral tribute to the honourable dust of that most charitable Christian, unbiassed politician, and unimitable pyrotechnist John Winthrope Esq: A member of the Royal Society, & governour of Conecticut colony in New-England. Who expired in his countreys service, April. 6th. 1676.
by Tompson, Benjamin, 1642-1714.Get full text
To the right honourable the Lords, and the honourable Commons in this present Parliament assembled. The humble address, remonstrance, and supplication, of the truly loyal, yet unprovided for commission officers, now living in London or Westminster, or within the Bills of mortality, &c. And who have not estates or employments sufficient for a comfortable subsistence.
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The case of the marriners which served the East-India Comapny in their wars in the East-Indies. And of the widows and orphans of those that perished in the said wars, to the number of five hundred, and as many widows. : Humbly presented to the honourable House of Commons.
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