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A97266 Self-examination with the likeliest means of conversion and salvation, or, haypy [sic] and welcome advice, if it meets with a soul ingenious : the which being thought (by many) worth the transcribing, at no small charge, is now published for the good of all / by R. Junius. Younge, Richard. 1663 (1663) Wing Y181A; ESTC R43839 23,147 32

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