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A63711 A collection of offices or forms of prayer in cases ordinary and extraordinary. Taken out of the Scriptures and the ancient liturgies of several churches, especially the Greek. Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, according to the Kings translations; with arguments to the same.; Collection of offices or forms of prayer publick and private Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667. 1657 (1657) Wing T300; ESTC R203746 242,791 596

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