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LIVES OF EMINENT MEN,
CONNECTED WITH THE
HISTORY OF RELIGION IN ENGLAND;
COMMENCEMENT OF THE REFORMATION
SELECTED AND ILLUSTRATED WITH
REV. CHRISTOPHER WORDSWORTH, D.D.
FORMERLY DOMESTIC CHAPLAIN TO HIS GRACE THE
ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY.
IN SIX VOLUMES.
No. 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD.
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
; 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.
Luke Hansard & Sons, near Liacoln's-Inu Fields, London
SIR HENRY Wotton; reprinted entire, from Wal-