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A23647 Insulae fortunatae A discourse shewing the happiness of these nations under our present governours & government, or, How they may be happy if they will themselves : delivered for substance in a sermon on a late solemn day appointed by authority for imploring the blessing of God upon his Majesty and the present Parliament / by R.A., pastor of the church at Henfield. R. A. (Richard Allen) 1675 (1675) Wing A1044; ESTC R5033 9,715 26

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