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GENERAL HISTORY

OF THE

CHRISTIAN CHURCH,

FROM HER BIRTH

TO HER

NË YORK

FINAL TRIUMPHANT STATE IN HEAVEN":

CHIEFLY NEDUCED

FROM THE APOCALYPSE OF ST. JOHN,

THE APOSTLE AND EVANGELIST.

the fourth EDITION,

WITH FEW ADDITIONAL REMARKS AND ELUCIDATIONS,
BY THE AUTHOR,

GEORGETOW

COWG. PASTORINI.

COLLEGE

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William mullen his book

that readeth and heareth the words of this Prophecy. Apocalypse, c.i. v. 3.

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED BY HOPKINS AND SEYMOUR,
FOR BERNARD DORNIN, BOOKSELLER,

136, Pearl-street.

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ITOR TO THE PUBLIC.

out twenty-seven years since the Geof the Church, as illustrated chiefly ocalypse, by Signior Pastorini, was d to the Public. It was variously rerding to the various temper and dispos readers. Some did not hesitate to ridicule, as the production of a weak ry mind: Others attacked it by objecferent kinds, none of which seem to them very considerable weight: But ality formed a very favourable opinion of ad it with equal satisfaction and edificahey were not a little struck by the new ch the author seemed to have thrown on eries contained, and the judgments dein the prophetic book before us. Their was particularly excited by his open declahat, he apprehended, some of the seven s there threatened, were hastening fast to icted on criminal and unrepenting nations, prophetic Vial was soon to be poured out on y heads. He charitably therefore forewarned readers, to seek by sincere repentance to avert, possible the impending judgment, or, to be at

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