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SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING
PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,
AS WELL IN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,
FOUND IN THL LATE
EARL OF OXFORD'S LIBRARY,
HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL
PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.
Page THE Life and Death of the illustrious Robert, Earl of Essex, &c.
containing, at large, the Wars he managed, and the Commands he had in Holland, the Palatinate, and in England. Together with some wonderful Observations of himself, and his predecessors, and many most remarkable passages from his Infancy unto the day of his Death. By Robert Codrington, Master of Arts. London, printed by F. Leach, for L. Chapman, Anno Dom. 1646. Quarto, containing thirty-six pages
5 A most learned and eloquent Speech, spoken or delivered in the Ho
nourable House of Commons at Westminster, by the most learned
36 The Plague at Westminster: Or, an Order for the Visitation of a Sick
Parliament, grievously troubled with a new Disease, called, the Consumption of their Members. The Persons visited are, the Earl of Suffolk, the Earl of Lincoln, the Earl of Middlesex, the Lord Hunsdon, the Lord Barkly, the Lord Willoughby of Parham, the Lord Maynard, Sir John Maynard, Master Glyn, Recorder of London. With a Form of Prayer, and other Rites and Ceremonies to be used for their Recovery; strictly commanded to be used in all Cathedrals, Churches, Chapels, and Congregations, throughout his Majesty's three Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Printed for V.V. in the Year 1647. Quarto, containing six pages 42 The Arraignment and Acquittal of Sir Edward Mosely, Baronet, in
dited at the King's Bench Bar, for a Rape, upon the Body of Mrs. Anne Swinnerton. Taken by a Reporter there present, who heard all the Circumstances thereot, whereof this is a true copy. London,
printed by E G. for W.L. 1647. Quarto, containing twelve pages 46 The Life of Sir Thomas Budley, the honourable Founder of the Pub
lick Library in the University of Oxtord. Written by himself. Oxford, printed by Henry Hall, Printer to the University, 1647. Quarto, containing sixteen pages
Page The Assembly-Man. Written in the Year 1647. ΘΕΟΦΡΑΣΤ. Χαρακί. ιγ. wizi. IIEPIEPTIAE. He seditiously stirs up Men to fight: He will teach others the way
whereof himsef is most ignorant; and persuades Men to take an
oath, because himself had sworn it before.
57 A Word for the Army, and Two Words to the Kingdom. To clear
the One, and cure the Other. Forced in much Plainness and Brevity from their faithful Servant, Hugh Peters.
Nunc nunc properandus et acri
Fingendus sine fine rolá.-
65 The Brewer's Plea: or, a Vindication of Strong Beer and Ale,
Wherein is declared the Wonderful Bounty and Patience of God, the wicked and monstrous Unthankfulness of Man, the unregarded Injuries done to these Creatures, groaning, as it were, to be delivered from the Abuses proceeding from disdainful Aspersions of ignorant, and from the Intemperance of sinful Man.
1 Cor. xii. 19, 20, 21. If they were all one Member, Il'here would the Body be? But now are they many Members, yet but one Body. The Eye cunnot say unto the Hund, I have no need of thee, nor again,
the Ilead to the Feet, I have no need of thee.
Dat venium corvis, vexat censura columbas. Juven. Sat. London, printed for I. C. 1647, Quarto, containing eight pages
73 The Scottish Politick Presbyter, slain by an English Independent: or,
the Independents’ Victory over the Presbyterian Party. The Rigour of the Scotch Government, their Conniving and Bribing: the Lewdness and Debauchery of Elders in secret. A Tragi-comedy.
Diruo et adifico, muto qua:lruta rotundis. Printed in the year 1647. Quarto, containing sixteen pages
80 St. Edward's Ghost, or Anti-Normanism: Being a Pathetical Con
plaint and Motion, in the Behalf of our English Nation, against her
Cicero, in Orat. Philip. I.
90 Serjeant Thorpe, Judge of Assize for the Northern Circuit, his Charge,
as it was delivered to the Grand Jury at York Assizes, the twentieth of March, 1618; clearly epitomising the Statutes belonging to this Nation, which concern, and, as a Golden Rule, ought to regulate) ihe several Estates and Conditions of men; and, being duly observed, do really promote the Peace and Plenty of this Commonwealth. From a Quarto, containing thirty pages, printed at London, by T. W. fur Matthew Malbancke and Richard Best, at Giray's Inn Gate, in 1619
106 The Dissenting Ministers Vindication of themselves, from the horrid
and detestable Murder of King Charles the First, of glorious Meinory. With their Names subscribed, about the Twentieth of Jamary, 16-18. London, printed in the Year MDCXLVIII. Quarto, coitüining