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HARLEIAN MISCELLANY;

OR, A

COLLECTION

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SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING

PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,

AS WELL IN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,

FOUND IN THE LATE

EARL OF OXFORD'S LIBRARY,

INTERSPERSED WITH

- HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL

NOTES.

VOL. VII.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.

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CONTENTS.

THE Unhappy Marksman: Or, a perfect and impartial discovery of that late

barbarous and unparalleled murder, committed by Mr. George Strange-

ways, formerly a major in the king's army, on his brother-in-law, Mr.

John Fussel, an attorney, on Friday the eleventh of February. Together

with a full discovery of the fatal cause of those unhappy differences which

first occasioned the suits in law betwixt them. Also the behaviour of Mr.

Strangeways at his tryal. The dreadful sentence pronounced against him.

His letter to his brother-in-law, a member of parliament. The words by

him delivered at his death; and his stout, but Christian-like manner of

dying. Published by a faithful hand.

Strangulat inclusut dolor, atque cor esttiat intus.

Ov. Trist. L. v.

London: Printed by T. N. for It. Clavell, at the Stag's-Head in St. Paul's

Church-yard, by St. Gregory's Church, 1659. Quarto, containing thirty-

two pages . . . . . .9

A Rod for the Lawyers: Who are hereby declared to be the grand robbers

and deceivers of the nation; greedily devouring, yearly.many millions of

the people's money. To which is added, a Word to the Parliament, and,

a Word to the Army. By William Coles, a Lover of his Country.

Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write griewusness that

they have prescribed: to turn aside the needy from judgment, and to take

away the right from the poor of my people, that widows may be their prey,

and that they may rob the fatherless. Isa. x. 1, 2.

The spoil of the poor is in your houses. Isa. iii. 14.

London, printed in the year 1659. 4to, containing twenty pages . 25

The Leveller: Or, the Principles and Maxims concerning Government and

Religion, which are asserted by those that are commonly called Levellers.

London, printed for Thomas Brewster, at the Three Bibles, at the west

«nd of St. Paul's, 1659. 4to, containing sixteen pages . .. 36

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FAOX

Shuffling, Cutting, and Dealing, in a Game aPPicquet: Being acted from
the jear 16.53 to 1658, by 0. P. and others, with great applause.

Printed in the year 1659. Quarto, containing ten pages . . 46

An Expedient for the preventing any difference between his Highness and

the Parliament, about the Recognition, the Negative voice, and the Mili-

tia. By a Lot'er of his Country, that desires, at this time, to be nameless.

London, printed for Giles Calvert, at the Black-spread-Eagle, at the west

eud of St. Paul's, 1659. Quarto, containing eight pages . . 50

The Acts and Monuments of our late Parliaments: Or, a Collection of the

Acts, Orders, Votes, and Resolves, that have passed in the House. By

Samuel Butler, author of Hudibrass. London, printed according to order,

1659. And re-printed in this year 1710. And sold by J. Baker, at the

Black-Boy in Paternoster Row. Octavo, containing sixteen pages , 53

Sundry Things from several Hands concerning the University of Oxford, viz.

I. A Petition from some well-affected therein. II. A Model for a College

Reformation. III. Queries concerning the said University, and several

persons therein. London, printed by Thomas Creake, 1659. Quarto,

'containing twelve pages . . . 58

The Opinion of Mr. Perkins and Mr. Bolton, and others, concerning the Sport

of Cock-fighting: Published formerly in their works, and now set forth to

shew, that it is not a Recreation meet for Christians, though so commonlv

used by those who own that name. By Edmund Ellis, Master of Arts, and

some lime Fellow of Baliol College in Oxford.

2 Sam. vi. 22. ,/ will yet be more vile than thus.

Oxford, printed by A. L. in the year 1660. Quarto, containing twenty

pages . . . . • . . 60

Peter's Pattern: Or, the perfect Path to worldly happiness; as it was deli-

vered in a Funeral Sermon, preached at the interment of Mr. Hugh Peters,

lately deceased. By J. C. Translator of Pineda upon Job, and one of the

Triers.

i Gcsman. Lib. I. Cap. II. Verse 4.

Amicus Plato, sed ma«is arnica veritat,

London, printed in the year 1659. Quarto, containing fourlceTi pages . fS

Democritus turned Statesman: Or, twenty Queries between Jest and Earnest,
proposed to all true-hearted Englishmen.

Semper ego auditor tcmlum ?' nunqudmne rcponans

Vexatus toties?

Si natura negat, fac.it iudignatio

Omne iulit punctum qui miscuit utile dulci.

London, printed in the year 1659. Quarto, containing eight pages . 8g

Bihliotheca Militum: Or, the Soldiers pnblick Library. Lately erected for

the Benefit of all that love the good old Cause, at VVallingfordi House; and

already furnished with divers excellent treatises, herein mentioned. Lon-

don, printed in the year 1659. Quarto, contaiuing eight pages. 87

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