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Brief Memoir of Mr . Chillingv > worth . " The Bible—the Bible otrfy . " ( Concluded from p . 3 44 . ) Knott , the Jesuit , having in vain attempted to silence
Chillingworth by representing him as a " Socinlan , " now endeavoured to counteract his work by charging him with infidelity . lie published in 1638 , iC Christianity maintained , or a Discovery of sundrv edj or a Discovery of sundry
Doctrines tending to the Overthrowe of the Christian Religion ; contayned in the Ansvvere to a Booke entituled , Mercy and Truth , &c » " This pamphlet of
80 pages , in 4 to . was printed at St . Oncers . Subjoined to it is a lii tie piece of Knott ' s , printed the same year and at the same place , under the title of , c <
Alotivcs mamtained \ or , a Reply unto M- Chillingworthe ' Answere to his own Motiues of his Conversion to Catholicke Religion , " 24 pages * Trie next pamphlet against ChiHingworth was also printed at St . Oraers , 1638 , viz . "The Church Conquerant over human
Wit ; or , the Churches Authority cFemonstrated by M . William Chillingworth , ( the Proctour for Wit against her ) his perpetual Contradictions in his Booke , &c . " Of this a Jesuit known by the name of John Floyd , * was the author . Not contented with this
attack ,. Floyd published the next year , 1639 , another pamphlet of —— » — -t , f ? Floyd was a native of Cambridge . Bs studied at Rome , and in 15 & 2 , the 20 th year of his age , joined the Jesuits .
He was employed on a mission into England , was imprisoned , and « fter a year banished . Far many yeajre J ? e taught Theology in the English college at ; Louvain : at St . Qmers also tie gave lectures to English students . He died 1649- JHbfot h * Script , £ ocm Jet . p . 449 *
104 . pages in 4 to . with the following confident" tttfe ,- —" THe tut&U Surxime ; orv « d Ding ^ t of Damnation unto lib mail Catho ^
liques for any Riroiirs in Faith : nor any Hopeof Salaatlon foratjy Sectary wbatsoeve ^ , thdt dbth knowingly oppose the Doctritie < rf the Roman Gferureb . This is
proved by the * Confessions and Sayings of M . Grillingwotfth ins Booke / ' This second pamphlet of this Jesuit ' s ^ ontams nine chapters , which with the same assurance tbat dictated the title-p&ge , he denominates Cunuictioris . The
last pamphlet against Chilling - worth was printed in 13399 probably at St . Oniers , of I SB p ^ s > in 4 to * and is entitled , ( % The Judgment of an UniveTSfty-M ^ art concerning M . WiHiam Ohiilmgworth his late pampMe ^ f &c . ^
• f Pamphlet seems in these days to have denoted a light , Itiibnsliable publication ; and to have been appliedto works by way of disparagejneBt and contempt . Hence this . ** Uniyemty . Man' * Is anffrv with Diiil liner worth for i lu
» x « u xa augiy winx u < iiuiiw ^ vvui lyi ^ having so called MtiottV birectfttit , & ? c . which does not contain two sheets anM a half , and retorts upon lijm in the following sentences : —* ' I haveobserved this Ordinary Tapinosis * or pHrase of
degradation , very frequent iti Protestant writers against the Catholique : but if withall they have christened k a Popish pamphlet , I dare say ' tis moTe than half the confutation . Now faine would I
know how many rhendea of paper may vindicate a booke from the contempt of a pamphlet . In my opinion a large volume in folio may be a pamphlet in
substance , and a manuall hooke p ( a very few sheets nisy ep ^ t | tiii the waj ^ ht aiict worth of an amp | e vql ^ iirve . . ?*) & $ if glouers and grpsserp ^ ^ $ dcjtydg § $ . your swelling vplupe ^ g ^| e TOore useful tor sucH < 3 ccas'ioqs 1 *^ ff ^ 9 ^ 4 $ * W ^ ltto Send tfcet * i tr ^ ithler , vylitcrie ^ ey shall be Taliaed acc ^ djng tip theje \ $ tkf , ' ¦¦ ^ . my , m . qq £ victimpetilenlem thus qt odcnfQs ] £ t pipe ? , el quicquid chartis amiciiur ineptis . But the printer will be paicd according
206 Brief Memoir of Mr . ChillingworJk .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), April 2, 1814, page 206, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2439/page/6/