Milledulcia; A Thousand Pleasant Things

Milledulcia; A Thousand Pleasant Things

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...Established Church and Nation: wherein is shown the Justice of the Proceedings of those Gentlemen who have encouraged the pulling down and destroying those Nurseries of Schism, tho Presbyterian Meeting-houses. Submitted to the Consideration of all Good Churchmen and Conscientious Dissenters. London: J. Baker, 1710. Price One Penny. Wooden shoes rank among tho chief evils from which wo were delivered in "that ncvcr-to-bc-forgotten year of grace, They are gratefully enumerated in the famous Orango toast: "To the Glorious, Pious, and Immortal Memory of tho Great Deliverer, -fcc., who rescued us from Popery, Prelacy, Ilrass Money, and Wooden Shoe." They may bo said to form part of the Greater Litany of the Puritans. The Lesser Litany runs simply: --From Plague, Pestilence, and Famine; From Bishops, Priests, and Deacons; Good Lord, deliver us! In 1704 Defoe published a pamphlet, entitled The Christianity of the High Church considered, London, 1704, 4to., pp. 20. In 1705 a violent party work appeared, entitled--The Memorial of the Church of England, humbly offered to the Consideration of all the True Lovers of our Church and Constitution. London, 1705, 4to., pp. 56. Defoe replied to it in--The High Church Legion; or, The Memorial examined. Being a New Test of Moderation; as 'tis recommended to all that love the Church of England and the Constitution. London, 1705, 4 to., pp. 21. The Memorial itself was subjected to the fashionable process of the time, for it was presented at the Old Bailey, and ordered by the Court to be burnt by the common hangman. In The Review for October 30, 1705, Defoe inserted the following advertisement, which was probably a jeii d'esprit, as the work never appeared: --Preparing for the press, and to more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
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  • English
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