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A15819 Gods arraignement of hypocrites with an inlargement concerning Gods decree in ordering sinne. As likewise a defence of Mr. Calvine against Bellarmine; and of Mr. Perkins against Arminius. Yates, John, d. ca. 1660. 1615 (1615) STC 26081; ESTC S120537 353,274 440

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