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A17129 A buckler against the fear of death; or, Pious and profitable observations, meditations, and consolations: by E.B. Buckler, Edward, 1610-1706.; Benlowes, Edward, 1603?-1676, attributed name. 1640 (1640) STC 4008.5; ESTC S101669 42,782 142

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