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THE

LITERARY POLICY

OF THE

CHURCH OF ROME

EXHIBITED,

IN AN ACCOUNT OF HER

DAMNATORY CATALOGUES OR INDEXES,

BOTH PROHIBITORY AND EXPURGATORY.

WITH

VARIOUS ILLUSTRATIVE EXTRACTS, ANECDOTES,

AND REMARKS.

BY THE

REV. JOSEPH MENDHAM, M. A.

Neque in ipsos modo auctores, sed in libros quoque eorum sævitum, delegato trium-
viris ministerio, ut monumenta clarissimorum ingeniorum in comitio ac foro urerentur.
Scilicet illo igne vocem populi Romani, et libertatem senatus, et conscientiam generis
humani aboleri arbitrabantur,

TAC, AGRIC. c. ii.

SECOND EDITION, MUCH ENLARGED.

O'LONDON:
JAMES DUNCAN, PATERNOSTER-ROW.

MDCCCXXX.

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Destituimur adhuc in Republica literaria. 1.) Historia librorum prohi-
bitorum. Cujus primas lineas duxit Paulus Sarpius-Schrammius
Raynaudus—Alii. 2.) Bibliotheca Historico-Critica indicum librorum
prohibitorum, quæ exhibeat varias eorum Editiones, Accessiones, Detrac-
tiones, vicissitudines, utilitates, noxas, errata, arcana, omissa, suppressa, &c.
Qualem Diatriben nos olim in animo habuimus, atque idcirco totidem edi-
tiones horum Catalogorum accumulavimus, quæ in Catalogo nostro Biblio-
thecæ Theol. Systematico-Critico enumerantur, quæque omnes rariores in-
ventu sunt et non nisi solicitissime quærenti obviæ.

Bib. Hist. Lit. Crit. &c., hoc est Catalogi Bibliothecæ Reimmannianæ
Systematico-Criticæ.—Tom. ii., pp. 743, 744. Hild. 1739.

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TO

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

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