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A60141 Of long life and old age a funeral sermon, occasion'd by the death of the much honour'd Mrs. Jane Papillon, who departed this life, July 12th, 1698. AEtat. 72 / by John Shower. Shower, John, 1657-1715. 1698 (1698) Wing S3677; ESTC R33839 29,289 117

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