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A44394 Four tracts by the ever memorable Mr. John Hales of Eaton College. Viz. I. Of the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper. II. Of the power of the keyes. III. Of schism and schismaticks. IV. Missellanies. Hales, John, 1584-1656. 1677 (1677) Wing H268A; ESTC R223741 37,038 64

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