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cause_n effect_n natural_a nature_n 4,625 5 5.6875 4 true
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A48479 The liberty of human nature, discuss'd, stated, and limited, in a sermon preached by J. Lambe. Lambe, John, 1648 or 9-1708. 1684 (1684) Wing L218; ESTC R32872 12,909 42

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