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of right, of all claim to the temporal power, amid the deafening. cries of the whole assembly of the representatives of the people, and the sound of one hundred and one cannons, and the simultaneous pealing of the steeples of all the Churches in Rome.

The Pope's moveable Tiara or Triple Crown was then taken down from the pediment of the Quirinal Palace, and replaced by the Arms of the Republic.

By the armed intervention of the Emperor Napoleon III, in 1849, Pope Pius IX was reinstated in his temporal power in the Pontifical States, in the free exercise of his spiritual Supremacy. And he so continued until September, 1870, when Victor Emmanuel, King of Italy, without giving the Pope any notice of his intentions, entered the Pontifical States; and after defeating the Pope's Army, and killing many of them, took possession of Rome, deposed Pope Pius IX, and by a Plebiscite election got himself chosen to be King of all Italy. Thereby making an end of the Papacy in 1870, as foretold in Daniel, vii, 26, saying, “And they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end."

By all the Catholic Nations of Europe, the Pope is regarded as the head of their Church: and his dethronement by King Victor Emmanuel, they regard as an effort to destroy their Church and its Institutions. They are, therefore, petitioning their Governments to dethrone King Victor Emmanuel, and reinstate the Pope in his territory and Capital: which, if they were to attempt to do, would be resisted by the Protestant Nations of Europe, to the fulfilling of Revelations xvii., xviii., in which the woman, drunken with the blood of the saints and martyrs of Jesus, is supposed to signify the Papal Church, saying in her heart, "I sit a queen and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow. Therefore thus saith the Lord, In one hour shall her judgment come, and she shall be utterly burned with fire: and shall be no more seen at all."-Rev. xviii, xix, 1-6.

That was the conflagration spoken of by Daniel, saying, "Because of the great words which the horn spake, I beheld till the beast was slain, and his body destroyed, and given to the burning flame.”—Dan. vii, 1-11. Thereby signifying the Pope, and the Roman Empire, to be destroyed by a conflagration caused by Pope Pius IX. that he may re-occupy Rome.

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PREFACE.

Little need be said by way of Preface or introduction, as the contents of each Chapter fully explain it. A tyro in reading and reflection cannot think of the facts of history and true religion without finding that the teachers of Ritualism, Romanism, and the Jesuits, are the most distinguished in propagating the "ARTS OF SPIRITUAL WICKEDNESS." Let all professors of Protestantism, and those who value the Reformation and the blessing of religious liberty, as handed down to us by our worthy ancestors, unite and resist this Hydra-headed Monster, at this dangerous CRISIS, and vindicate the great truths of Christianity, which has thereby been obscured or denied.

ROBERT BONFIELD.

Chardstock, July, 1870.

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