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Sermon TitleDr Souths sermon ag[ains]t Comprehension
Extentff. 75r-94v
Composition Dateca. 1690 - 1699
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Political occasion
Associated Peoplepreacher - South, Robert
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - England - Occasion not identified;
Additional Material
Print Editions / WitnessesThis sermon is virtually identical, with differences in formatting and a few changes in wording, with a printed sermon, published anonymously and with a false imprint, attributed to South, Comprehension and toleration consider'd; in a sermon preach'd at the close of the last century (London : printed for A. Moore, near St. Paul's Church-Yard, MDCCXVI. [1716]), ESTC T103865. There are no earlier published versions of this sermon listed in the ESTC, either as a pamphlet sermon or in a collection. A year later, a revised version of this sermon was included in Twelve sermons and discourses on several subjects and occasions. By Robert South, D. D. late Prebendary of Westminster, and Canon of Christ-Church, Oxon, &c. Vol. V. Printed from his original manuscripts, prepared for the press by himself, and Published by his special Direction and Appointment (London : printed for Jonah Bowyer, at the Rose in Ludgate-Street, MDCCXVII. [1717]), ESTC T139554. Later editions of this volume were published in 1727 (ESTC N14243) and 1737, as Sermons preached upon several occasions. In six volumes. By Robert South... (ESTC T130058.)
DescriptionA fine copy of a sermon, copied by an unknown person, included at the end of some miscellaneous works from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Entitled, "Dr Souths sermon agt Comprehension", f. 75r; dated: 4 Aug. 1710, f. 94v
Source of DataJennifer Farooq
Other NoteThe date is approximate, based on the title of the printed copy, which assigns it to the late 17th century.
GEMMS record createdApril 02, 2015
GEMMS record last editedOctober 24, 2020