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A77492 An antidote against the poysonous vveeds of heretical blasphemies, which during the deplorable interval of church-government have grown up in the reforming Church of England. As it was lately presented to the Church of God at Great Yarmouth. / By Iohn Brinsley, Minister of the Gospel there. Augus. 10. 1650. Imprimatur, Edm. Calamy. Brinsley, John, 1600-1665. 1650 (1650) Wing B4705; Thomason E612_13; ESTC R206488 47,516 58

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sacra_fw-la {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o his_o contemptores_fw-la aliorum_fw-la grotius_n ad_fw-la text._n diodati_n ad_fw-la le_fw-fr vide_fw-la grotium_fw-la ad_fw-la loc._n alsted_n theol-casuum_fw-la cap._n 15._o cas._n 5._o de_fw-la blasphemiâ_fw-la vide_fw-la alsted_n ibid._n jura_fw-la civilia_fw-la praecisione_fw-la linguae_fw-la punierunt_fw-la aliquando_fw-la hoc_fw-la peccatum_fw-la etc._n etc._n alii_fw-la ut_fw-la terribilior_fw-la esset_fw-la p●na_fw-la jusserunt_fw-la per_fw-la occiput_fw-la eximi_fw-la linguam_fw-la aretius_n loc._n com._n 109._o de_fw-la blasphemiâ_fw-la jura_fw-la canonica_n pessimo_fw-la exemplo_fw-la induxerunt_fw-la mitigationem_fw-la paenarum_fw-la etc._n etc._n dedit_fw-la enim_fw-la ista_fw-la tantam_fw-la blasphemiarum_fw-la segetem_fw-la ut_fw-la nihil_fw-la srequentius_fw-la sit_fw-la inter_fw-la christianos_fw-la quam_fw-la impune_fw-la nomen_fw-la domini_fw-la blasphemare_fw-la aretius_n ibid._n 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