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(without typos) from the publisher. 1748. Excerpt: ... A PROPOSAL
.Humbly offered to the P T, I For the more effectual preventing the
further Growth of POPERY. '.WITH THI Description and Use of the E C
C E SIA S TIC A L THERMOMETER. Very proper for all Families. Insant
sanus nomen ferat, tequus iniqui, Ultra quam satis est, virtutem Jt
petat ipsam. Hor. HAVING, with great Sorrow of Heart, observed the
Increase of Popery among us of late Years, and how ineffectual the
penal Laws and Statutes of this Realm have been, for near forty
Years last past, towards reclaiming that blind and deluded .. .
..." People People from their Errors, notwithstanding the good
Intentions of the Legislators, and the pious and unuxaried Labours
of the many learned Divines of the Established Church, who have
preached to them without ceasing, although hitherto without
Success: Having also remarked, in his Grace's Speech to both Houses
of Parliament, most kind Osfers of jhis Grace's good Offices
towards obtaining snch further Laws as fiiall be thought necessary
towards bringing home the said wandring Sheep into the Fold of the
Church, as also a good Disposition in the Parliament to join in the
landabk Work, towards which every good Protestant ought to
contribute at hast his Advice: I think it a proper Time to lay
before the Publkk a Scheme which Was writ some Years since, and
laid by to be ready on a sit Occasion. That, whereas the several
penal Laws and Statutes now in being against Papists, have been
found ineffectual, arid rather tend to consirm, than reclaim Men
from their Errors, as calling a Man Coward, is a ready Way to make
him sight i It is humbly proposed, I. That the said penal Laws and
Statutes against Papists, except the Law of Gawlkind, and that
which disqualisies them for Places, be repealed, abrogated,
annulled, destroyed, and obliterated, to all...
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