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PRIESTCRAFT

AND. ORTHODOXY S HA K E N.

They are always forward to complain of innovalions,

and of disturbing things that ore fertied. But who bave made moi e innovations than churchmen? Who have more disturbed and changed religion and states, by their ambition, by their disputes, by their turbulent bekaviour, and exorbitant clain.s? and who are so much given to change? What changes, what violent and lawless change, were there not wrought by Laud and his brethren in bis time, and always attempted by tlofe of his fpirit ever foce? The lait bare been only on the defensive, warding off the ottempts and morstrous demands of such of i be clergy, and answering their wild writings. GORDON.

VOL. IV.

LONDON: Printed for Mr. CADELL in the Strand; Mr. KEARSLEY in Ludg:te-li reet; Mr. Payne and Mr. Johnson in Paser-nofter-Row ; and Mr. Young under the Royal Exchange. ,

MDCCLXVIII.

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