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LIVES OF EMINENT MEN,

CONNECTED WITH THE

HISTORY OF RELIGION IN ENGLAND;

FROM THE

COMMENCEMENT OF THE REFORMATION

TO THE

REVOLUTION;

SELECTED AND ILLUSTRATED WITH

NOTES,

BY THE

REV. CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH, D.D.

RECTOR OF LAMBETH, SURRY, AND OF SUNDRIDGE, KENT; AND
FORMERLY DOMESTIC CHAPLAIN TO HIS GRACE THE

ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY.

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London:

PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON,

No. 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,

1818.

Never did the excellency of the Episcopal Government appear so demonstratively and conspicuously as now. Under their conduct and order we had a church so united, so orderly, so governed; a religion so settled; articles so true, sufficient and confessed; canons so prudent and so obeyed; devotions so regular and constant; sacraments so adorned and ministered; churches so beauteous and religious; circumstances of religion so grave and prudent, so useful and apt for edification, that the enemies of our church knew no hopes but by setting their faces against us, to destroy this government; and then they knew they should triumph without an enemy. So Balaam the son of Beor was sent for, to curse the people of the Lord, in hope that the son of Zippor might prevail against them that had long prospered under the conduct of Moses and Aaron.

BISHOP TAYlor.

Luke Hansard & Sons, near Lincoln's-Inu Fields, London

712-50

943

Eng, 8

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1818
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ANDOVER-HARVARD

THEOLOGICAL LIBRARY
CAMENISOU, Me

CONTENTS OF THE FIFTH VOLUME.

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DOCTOR HENRY HAMMOND; reprinted entire, from
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