The Western Inquisition

The Western Inquisition

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1720 edition. Excerpt: ...took from the originals, and well deferves to be compared with that which is printed in fhe plain and faithful Narrative, p. 10. The former of thefe two Letters differs very much from that which is there printed, as the reader will ealily perceive j and particularly the laft paragraph? which'I have here fet down, is there wholly left out. This I the rather mention, that it may be feenwhat care thepublifhers of that Narrative have taken, as they fay, -p. 4. "to lay before the world M a juft and faithful account of thefe matters, as "carefully taken from originals" Little credit is to be given to that Narrative f if they have ufed no more exadtnefs about other originals, than about this, which do's not feem improbable. After thefe Letters were read in the Aflembly, I moved that I might read the account I had receiv'd of Mr. Walronifs Letter, to which thefe were anfwers: but that was not permitted, becaufe my Letter had not any name fubfcrib'd, and I would not tell who wrote it j tho' certainly all the world will judge there was as much reafon for the reading an anonymous Letter," as an Anfwer to a Letter of which we were to know nothing but the name of the writer. I however mention'd fomewhat of the complaint that my friend inform'd me was in Mr. Walronffs Letterj as particularly, that feveral minifters of this county were charged with blafphemy againft the Trinity. This was then roundly denied j but afterwards but of the Aflembly it was own'd mention was made in the Letter of blafphemous expreffions concerning the Trinity j but 'twas pretended thefe expreffions were charged upon the people, and not upon minifters. Honeft Mr. R. Beadon, who was prefent with feveral other minifters, when Mr. Walrond made this...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569288
  • 9781236569288