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CHURCH OF ROME
IN AN ACCOUNT OF HER
DAMNATORY CATALOGUES OR INDEXES,
BOTH PROHIBITORY AND EXPURGATORY.
VARIOUS ILLUSTRATIVE EXTRACTS, ANECDOTES,
REV. JOSEPH MENDHAM, M. A.
Neque in ipsos modo auctores, sed in libros quoque eorum sævitum, delegato trium-
TAC, AGRIC. c. ii.
SECOND EDITION, MUCH ENLARGED.
Destituimur adhuc in Republica literaria. 1.) Historia librorum prohi-
Bib. Hist. Lit. Crit. &c., hoc est Catalogi Bibliothecæ Reimmannianæ
SIR ROBERT HARRY INGLIS, BART.,
M.P. for the University of Oxford.
DEAR SIR ROBERT,
I am unwilling to lose the opportunity which the second enlarged, and, I trust, improved, edition, of the present work affords me, of congratulating, not only yourself, but the nation at large, on your early restoration to the legislative post, in the first occupation of which you discharged its high duties with so much honour to yourself and so much satisfaction to your country.
The first act of resumption has, indeed, been thrown into a shade by the splendid circumstances which produced, and which accompany the second.
The University of Oxford, which, on the eve of a noble revolution, exhibited a bright example of highprincipled and intrepid resistance to a tyrannical invasion of the civil and religious liberty of the country, in one of its most sacred recesses, has even in the inglo