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"Collections, historical, political, philosophical, moral and divine. Containing, a short abstract of the lives and deaths of the Kings and Queens of England; also of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, and his meditations, with the heathen mythologie," [i.e. the mythological picture of Cebes;] "together with a complete system of the Christian religion, with an abstract of the lives and deaths of our blessed Saviour and his Apostles; with Christian meditations, and plaine and easie directions to eternal happiness. The Scriptures verified and the church of England proved the true Church; Popery confounded; the Deist confuted; with some strong arguments against Atheism, concluded with a short discourse concerning Divine Providence.", 1720

MS. Rawl. B. 211

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Among the contents are short abstracts of Taylor's Life of Christ and Cave's Lives of the Apostles; and animadversions on Browne's Religio medici.

At the end is added "A synopsis of Councels," being a translation of bishop John Prideaux's Synopsis conciliorum.

The volume is written in a plain copyist's hand, and on the reverse of fol. 210 is the date, "Finit. anno Dom. MDCCXX."


  • Creation: 1720


380 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. B. 211


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