The practice of pietie
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The practice of pietie directing a Christian how to walke that he may please God. Amplified by the author.

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Published by Printed [by T. Cotes] for Robert Allott at the signe of the Gray-hound in Pauls Church-yard in London .
Written in English


  • Christian life -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPractise of piety.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 827:3.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24], 814 p.
Number of Pages814
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20362748M

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