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perhaps of a more lofty genius. No trick, no

affectation of any sort. What such a man writes, i admitting him to be sufficiently interested in his

subject, is dictated only by nature; he records as the stream of his thoughts flows on. The defects of these celebrated writings, whether arising from language or from the party-spirit and prejudices of the age, are easily separable from their excel. lencies, to which they bear but a small proportion; and it will then be found, that they are not unworthy of the author of Paradise Lost.

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ERRORS.

Page 10. line 20. for Politicans, read Politicians. 59.

12. Between original and episcopacy insert of.
60. 15. for the semicolon, substitute a comma, and reject

the following which.
73. 25. for an, read and.
113. 4. for plainer read plainlier.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

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Introduction

ECCLESIASTICAL LAW

Of Reformation in England, and the Causes that hitherto have hindered it

1. Of Prelatical Episcopacy, and whether it may be

deduced from the Apostolical Times, by Virtue of those Testimonies which are alleged 10 that: Purpose in some late Treatises; one whereof goes under the name of James Archbishop of Armagh

36, The Reason of Church Government urged against Prelaty

54 Animadversions upon the Remonstrant's Defence against Siectymnuus

87 An Apology for Smectymnuus

96. A Treatise of Civil Power in Ecclesiastical Causes 127 Considerations touching the likeliest Means to remove Hirelings out of the Church

144 Of True Religion, Heresy, Schism, Toleration;

and what best Means may be used against the Growth of Popery.

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MATRIMONIAL LAW

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The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce; restored.

to the good of both Sexes, from the Bondage of Canon Law, and other Mistakes, to the true Meaning of Scripture in the Law and Gospel compared

191.

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Tetrachordon : Expositions upon the four chief

places in Scripture which treat of Marriage, or Nullities in Marriage

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OF EDUCATION.

Of Education. To Master Samuel Hartlib

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AREOPAGITICA.

Areopagitica : a Speech for the Liberty of unli

censed Printing

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TENURE OF THE MAGISTRATE.
The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates; proving

that it is lawful, and hath been held so through
all Ages, for any, who have the power, to call
to account a Tyrant, or wicked King, and,
after due Conviction, to depose, and put him to
Death ; if the ordinary Magistrate have ne-
glected, or denied to do it

327 Iconoclastes, in answer to a Book entitled, Eikon

Basilike, the Portraiture of his sacred Majesty in his Solitudes and Sufferings

381 A Manifesto of the Lord Protector of the Com

monwealth of England, Scotland, Ireland, &c. 421

Ecclesiastical Law.

VOL. I.

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