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A23806 A funeral handkerchief in two parts : I. Part. Containing arguments to comfort us at death of friends, II. Part. Containing several uses which we ought to make of such losses : to which is added, Three sermons preached at Coventry, in December last, 1670 / by Thomas Allestree ... Allestree, Thomas, 1637 or 8-1715. 1671 (1671) Wing A1197; ESTC R14326 214,765 404

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