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Huns wafte the Roman provinces and compel
the eastern emperor, Theodofius the fecond, and
the western emperor, Valentinian the third, to
fubmit to fhameful terms; p. 87-95. Ver.
10, Tr At the founding of the third trumpet
Genferic and his Vandals arrive from Africa,
fpoil and plunder Rome, and fet fail again with
immenfe wealth and innumerable captives; p. 90,
91, 92. Ver. 12: At the founding of the fourth
trumpet Odoacer and the Heruli put an end to
the very name of the western empire; p. 92,
93. Theodoric founds the kingdom of the Oftro-
goths in Italy; P. 93, 94. Ialy made a pro-
vince of the eaftern empire, and Rome governed
by a duke under the exarch of Ravenna; p. 94,
95. Ver. 13: The three following trumpets are
diftinguished by the name of the woe-trumpets,
and the two following relate chiefly to the down- ́
fall of the eastern empire, as the foregoing did to
the downfall of the weftern empire; p. 95, 96.
CHAP. IX. ver. 1---12: a prophecy of the locufts
or the Arabians under their falfe prophet Mo-
hammed; p. 96--112. At the founding of the
fifth trumpet a ftar fallen from heaven opens the
bottomlefs pit, and the fun and air are darkened;
p. 98, 99. Mohammed fitly compared to a
blazing ftar, and the Arabians to locufts; p. 98.
A remarkable coincidence, that at this time the
fun and air were really darkened; p. 99. The
command not to hurt any green thing, or any
tree, how fulfilled; p. 99, 100. Their commiffion
to hurt only the corrupt and idolatrous Chrif-
tians, how fulfilled; p. 100. To torment the
Greek and Latin churches, but not to extirpate
either; p. 101, 102. Repulfed as often as they
befieged Conftantinople; p. 102. Thefe locufts
described fo as to fhow that not real but figurative
locufts were intended; p. 102, &c. Likened
ages for their horfes and horfemanship; p. 103.
Having on their heads as it were crowns like
gold; p. 103, 104. Their faces as the faces of
men, and hair as the hair of women; p. 105.
Their teeth as the teeth of lions, their breast-
plates as it were breaft-plates of iron, and the
found of their wings as the found of chariots;
p. 105, 106. Like unto fcorpions, p. 106.
Their king called the deftroyer; p. 107. Their
hurting men five months, how to be understood;
p. 107, &c. Fulfilled in every poffible conftruc-
tion; p. 108-111. Conclufion of this woe;
p. 111, 112. Ver. 13---21: a prophecy of the
Euphratéan horsemen or Turks and Othmans;
p. 112-126. At the founding of the fixth
Euphrates; p. 113-116. In what fenfe they
are faid to be prepared for an hour, and a day,
and a month, and a year, to flay the third part of
men; p. 116---120. Their numerous armies,
and especially their cavalry; p. 120, 121. Their
delight in fcarlet, blue, and yellow; p. 121.
The ufe of great guns and gun-powder among
them; p. 122, 123. Their power to do hurt by
their tails, or the poisonous train of their religion;
p. 123. The miferable condition of the remains
of the Greek church among them; p. 124. The
difpofed under the fixth trumpet, to describe the
ftate of the western church after the defciption
of the state of the eastern; p. 128. Cannot be
known what things were meant by the feven
thunders; p. 129. Tho' the little book defcribes
the calamities of the western church, yet it is
declared, that they fhall all have a happy period
under the feventh trumpet; p. 129. St. John to
publish the contents of this little book as well as
the larger book of the Apocalyps; p. 130.
CHAP. XI. ver. 1--14: the contents of the little
book; p. 130, &c.The measuring of the
temple to fhow that during all this period there
were fome true Chriftians, who conformed to the
rule and measure of God's word; p. 133. The
church to be troden under foot by Gentiles in
worship and practice forty and two months;
p. 133 Some true witneffes however to protest
against the corruptions of religion; p. 133,
134. Why faid to be two witneffes; p. 134.
To prophecy in fackcloth, as long as the grand
corruption itself lafted; p. 135. The character
of these witneffes, and of the power and effect
of their preaching; p. 135, 136. The paffion,
and death, and refurrection, and ascension of the
witneffes; p. 137-140. Some apply this pro-
phecy of the death and refurrection of the
witneffes to John Hufs and Jerome of Prague,
whofe doctrin revived after their death in their
followers; p. 140, 1411 Others to the protef-
tants of the league of Smalcald, who were entirely
routed by the emperor Charles V in the battle of
Mulburg, but upon the change of affairs the
afterwards granting them the free exercise of their
religion; p. 143, 144. Others again to later
events, Peter Jurieu to the perfecution of the
proteftants by Lewis XIV, Bishop Lloyd and
Whifton to the Duke of Savoy's perfecution of
the proteftants in the valleys of Piedmont, and
his re-establishing them afterwards; p. 144, 145,
146. In all thefe cafes there may be fome re-
femblance, but none of thefe is the last perfecu-
tion, and therefore this prophecy remains yet to
be fulfilled; p. 146. When it fhall be accom-
plifhed, the fixth trumpet and the fecond woe
fhall end; p. 147. An hiftorical deduction to
fhow that there chave been fome true witneffes,
who have profeffed doctrins contrary to thofe of
the church of Rome, from the feventh century
down to the Reformation; p. 147, &c. Wit-
neffes in the eighth century; p. 148, 149, 150.
The emperors Leo Ifauricus and Conftantine
: and Alcuin; p. 150. The council of Forojulio;
p. 150. Paulinus bifhop of Aquileia; p. 150.
Witneffes in the ninth century; p. 150--156.
The emperors of the eaft, Nicephorus, Leo Ar-
menius, &c. and the emperors of the weft, Charles
the great, and Lewis the pious; p. 151. The
council of Paris; p. 151. Agobard archbishop
of Lyons; p. 151, 152. Tranfubftantiation firft
advanced by Pafchafius Radbertus, and opposed
by many learned men; p. 152. Rabanus Mau-
rus; p. 152, 153. Bertramus; p. 153,
Johannes Scotus; p. 154. Angilbertus and the
church of Milan; p. 155. Claude bishop of
Turin; p. 155, 156. Witnesses in the tenth cen-
tury; 156-161. State of this century; p. 156,
157. The council of Trofly; p. 158. Athelftan;
p. 158. Elfere earl of Mercia; p. 159. Heriger
and Alfric; p. 159, 160. The council of Rheims;
and Gerbert archbishop of Rheims; p. 161. Wit-
neffes in the eleventh century; p. 163-166.
State of this century; p. 162. William the con-
queror, and William Rufus; p. 162, 163. He-
retics of Orleans; p. 163. Heretics in Flanders;
p. 163, 164. Berengarius and his followers; p.
164, 165. Ecclefiaftics in Germany, &c; p.
165 The council of Winchefter; p. 166. Wit-
neffes in the twelfth century, p. 166--177-
The constitutions of Clarendon; p. 167. Fluen-
tius; p. 167. St. Bernard; p. 167. Joachim of
Calabria; p. 168. Peter de Bruis and Henry his
difciple; 168, 169. Arnold of Brescia; p. 169.
The Waldenfes and Albigenfes; p. 169, 170.
Their opinions; p. 171, 172, 173. Teftimonies
concerning this fect; p. 173-177. Of Reine-
rius, the inquifitor-general; p. 174, 175. Of
Thuanus; p. 176, 177. Of Mezeray; p. 177.
Witneffes in the thirteenth century; p. 177-182.
Farther account of the Waldenfes and Albigenfes;
Pi 177, 178, 179. Almeric and his difciples;
P. 179, 180. William of St. Amour; p. 180.
Robert Grofthead or Greathead, bishop of Lin-
coln; p. 181. Matthew Paris; p. 182. Wit-
neffes in the fourteenth century; p. 182---187.
Dante and Petrarch; p. 182. Peter Fitz Caffio-
dore p. 182. Michael Cæfenas and William
Occam; p. 183. Marfilius of Padua; p. 183.
In Germany and England the Lollards; p. 483,
184. The famous. John Wickliff; p. 184, 185.
The Lollards remonftrance to the parlament;
P. 187-195. The followers of Wickliff; p.
187. William Sawtre; p. 187, 1188. Thomas