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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
Truth's looking glass; or, A fairing for a faithful family; being a necessary table, very fit to be played in all houses, by those that desire to bring up their children and servants in such [...] decency; as becometh Christian families; being very good instructions for masters and parents, children and servants, wherein they may learn their duty how to behave themselves before God and man, that he may take a delight to dwell amongst you: And I desire all you that hear or read this table, which is set out on purpose for the good of you and yours, to observe and do this so far forth, as God shall enable you, read what Moses said to the children of Israel in Deut. 11. and take it as spoke to you, either young or old that hears or reads this table ...
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A true report of the president and governours of the corporation for the poore of the city of London and liberties thereof, touching the number of poore children maintained, the poore house-keepers imployed and releived [sic] at the Wardrobe, and Mynores houses belonging to the said governours by the pious care and encouragement of the Lord Major, commonalty and citizens of the city of London, and other good benefactors, viz.
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A true narrative of the late dreadful fire which happened near Limus in Ratcliff, on Wednesday last, being the eighteenth of this instant September, about five of the clock in the morning, and continued till four in the afternoon, and burnt down above forty houses ere it could be extinguished. With an account of two women which were burnt in their beds, and several others spoil'd and maim'd during this fatal conflagration. With allowance.
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The true figure of that great eclipse of the sun, that will appear in our horizon on September the 13th. 1699. Between the hours of ten and eleven in the forenoon, and near eleven parts in twelve of the sun's glorious body will be darkend, being a much greater eclipse than that of the sun in 1652, call'd, Black Monday, is here represented with what parts of the earth it is visible in.
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A true description of the manner and form of the royal meeting and consultation of King William, and the soveraign princes, at the Hague in Holland: With a catalogue of the names and titles of the several electors, and other princes: As also, an account of His Sacred Majesty's landing; his splendid, glorious, and magnificent reception by the States General; of the canopy, and chair of stare; of the triumphal arches, and fire-works, &c.
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A true copy of the oaths that are appointed by act of Parliament, made in the first year of Their present Majesties reign; to be taken instead of the oaths of supremacy and allegiance, and the declaration appointed to be made, repeated and subscribed I A.B- do sincerely promise and swear, that I will be faithful, and bear true allegiance to Their Majesties, King William and Queen Mary. So help me God &c. ...
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