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English Presbyterian eloquence, or, Dissenters sayings ancient and modern

Lewis Thomas

English Presbyterian eloquence, or, Dissenters sayings ancient and modern

collected from the books and sermons of the Presbyterians, &c. from the reign of Queen Elizabeth to the present time : wherein it appears, that the Presbyterians have constantly attempted to subvert the fundamental articles of the Christian faith, to abolish the doctrine and discipline of the Church of England establish"d by law, to ruin the characters of the universities, the convocation and the episcopal clergy, to asperse the memory of His present Majesty"s royal progenitors, and have been profess"d enemies to truth, common sense, and good manners, from their first settlement in this kingdom : with remarks upon every chapter

by Lewis Thomas

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Published by Printed for T. Bickerton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Doctrines,
  • Controversial literature,
  • Presbyterian Church of England,
  • Religious Dissenters,
  • Puritans

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPuritan collection of English and American literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. ;
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25496156M

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