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A12100 Lectures or readings vpon the 6. verse of the 22. chapter of the Prouerbs concerning the vertuous education of youth: a treatise very necessary for all parents in this corrupt and declining age of the world. Shelford, Robert, 1562 or 3-1627. 1602 (1602) STC 22401; ESTC S114782 69,487 141

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