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THE

POSTHUMOUS WORKS

OF

JAMES USSHER,

ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH,

&c. &c. &c.

THE POWER

COMMUNICATED BY GOD

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THE PRINCE,

AND

THE OBEDIENCE REQUIRED

OF

THE SUBJECT;

BRIEFLY LAID DOWN AND CONFIRMED OUT OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES, THE TESTIMONY OF THE PRIMITIVE CHURCH,

THE DICTATES OF RIGHT REASON,

AND THE OPINION OF THE WISEST AMONG THE HEATHEN WRITERS.

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THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY,

CHARLES II.

BY THE GRACE OF GOD

KING OF GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE AND IRELAND,
DEFENDER OF THE FAITH,

&c. &c.

MY MOST DREAD SOVEREIGN,

THE law of nature obliging

all men to advance the honour and reputation of their ancestors, I could not render a more signal obedience thereto, than by dedicating this treatise (composed purposely for the rights both of princes and subjects) to your sacred Majesty, to whom it doth most properly appertain: seeing it was at first compiled for the service and satisfaction of your royal father, of blessed memory, and by his deep judgment and singular pru

VOL. XI.

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