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FROM ITS ORIGIN, UNDER POPE INNOCENT III.
TO THE PRESENT TIME.
Private Practices of the Inquisitors;
FORMS OF PUBLIC TRIALS
AND MODES OF
Edited and Abridged
They were stoned, they were sawn asuuder, were tempted, were slain
... Heb. xi. 37.
Printed for the Editor,
The voluminous works, which have been published on a subject so interesting as the History of the Inquisition, have operated as a preventive to the extensive circulation of a Book, which in all protestant countries ought to be read.
The Inquisition, thanks be to God, is scarcely known in these happy kingdoms, and as by that means, we can have but very faint ideas of the modes of cruelty practised in that holy tribunal as it is called, every class of protestants are deeply interested in a picture, which presents in a portable view the History of such an Institution.
The greatest care and attention has been paid to the compilation of this History--nothing has been advanced but what has been stated as facts by authors the