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A96686 Hypocrisie unmasked: by a true relation of the proceedings of the Governour and company of the Massachusets against Samuel Gorton (and his accomplices) a notorious disturber of the peace and quiet of the severall governments wherein he lived : with the grounds and reasons thereof, examined and allowed by their Generall Court holden at Boston in New-England in November last, 1646. Together with a particular answer to the manifold slanders, and abominable falshoods which are contained in a book written by the said Gorton, and entituled, Simplicities defence against seven-headed policy, &c. Discovering to the view of all whose eyes are open, his manifold blasphemies; as also the dangerous agreement which he and his accomplices made with ambitious and treacherous Indians, who at the same time were deeply engaged in a desperate conspiracy to cut off all the rest of the English in the other plantations. VVhereunto is added a briefe narration (occasioned by certain aspersions) of the true grounds or cause of the first planting of New-England; the president of their churches in the way and worship of God; their communion with the Reformed Churches; and their practise towards those that dissent from them in matters of religion and Church-government. / By Edw. Winslow. Published by authority. Winslow, Edward, 1595-1655.; Gorton, Samuel, 1592 or 3-1677.; Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683. 1647 (1647) Wing W3037; Thomason E409_23; ESTC R204435 90,941 117

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retiredness_n for_o study_n contribute_v treasure_v i._o for_o church_n use_v in_o several_a church_n they_o do_v nothing_o else_o but_o bring_v forth_o fruit_n unto_o death_n 13_o that_o far_o than_o the_o lord_n jesus_n agree_v with_o riches_n honour_n and_o ease_n our_o magistrate_n mind_n he_o not_o nay_o renounce_v and_o reject_v he_o 14_o that_o they_o plain_o crucify_v christ_n 11._o and_o put_v he_o to_o a_o open_a shame_n which_o the_o apostle_n hebr._n 6._o apply_v to_o the_o worst_a of_o man_n who_o commit_v the_o unpardonable_a sin_n and_o for_o who_o man_n be_v not_o to_o pray_v 15_o that_o our_o magistrate_n be_v as_o far_o from_o yield_a subjection_n to_o christ_n 12._o as_o cole_n and_o arnold_n from_o be_v honourable_a and_o loyal_a subject_n who_o they_o call_v the_o shame_n of_o religion_n the_o disturbance_n and_o disquiet_n of_o the_o place_n dissemble_v subject_n pag._n 10._o as_o also_o deboist_a rude_a inhuman_a nabal_n ilbred_n apostatise_v person_n and_o 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