Browsing by Author "Vincent, William, 1631 or 2-1678."
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TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 1)Strange news from Stafford-shire; or, a dreadful example of divine justice Shown upon a young-man in that county, who having stolen a Bible, and being taxed therewith, fell to imprecating Gods judgements upon himself, wishing that his hands might rot off, and that he might rot alive if he touched it; which heavy judgement in a short time fell upon him, his hands and his arms rotting away, and his leggs from his body, he being not sick, yet appearing to all that see him the saddest spectacle that ever eyes beheld. This may warn others from wishing for judgements to fall upon them, when they know themselves guilty. This relation was given and attested by Mr. Vincent, Minister of Bednal, who discoursed with this miserable young-man, tune of, My bleeding heart, &c.Date of publication:
1674-1679Author(s):Description:Four columns of verse with a separate woodcut in each column. First line of verse: "Good people all come cast an eye,". Place of publication and date from Wing CD-Rom. Reproduction of original in the Bodleian Library.This item contains 4 files (93.03 KB).Publicly Available
TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 1)Strange and true nevvs from Staffordshire, or, A true narrative concerning a young man lying under almighty Gods just vengeance, for imprecating God's judgment upon himself, and pleading his innocency though he knew himself guilty Written by W. Vincent Minister of God's word at Bednall, in the county of Stafford aforesaid; who saw and discoursed the said person upon the 26. day of April, 1677. The saddest spectacle that ever eyes beheld. Licensed, May 11. 1677. Roger L'Estrange.Date of publication:
1677Author(s):Description:Reproduction of the original in the British Library.This item contains 4 files (145.66 KB).Publicly Available