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A30572 An exposition of the prophesie of Hosea begun in divers lectures vpon the first three chapters, at Michaels Cornhill, London / by Jer. Burroughes. Burroughs, Jeremiah, 1599-1646. 1652 (1652) Wing B6069; ESTC R25957 661,665 562

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