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A27406 A second testimony concerning oaths and swearing in answer to a book entituled The case of the Quakers relating to oathes stated by J.S., or, An appendix to a book written in the year 1668 in answer to Allan Smallwood ... wherein is fully cleared the command of Christ and practice of the apostles concerning swearing from the corrupt glosses, limited sense and meaning of J.S. / by Gervase Benson. Benson, Gervase, d. 1679. 1675 (1675) Wing B1901; ESTC R23681 17,348 24

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