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AN IMPARTIAL COLLECTION OF ALL PASSAGES

in the Writers of the Four First Centuries,
AS MAKE FOR OR AGAINST IT;

THE SECOND,

CONTAINING

SEVERAL THINGS TO ILLUSTRATE THE SAID HISTORY.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

A DEFENCE

OF

The History of Infant Baptism,

AGAINST THE RETLECTIONS OF MR. GALE AND OTHERS.

Br W. WALL
VICAR OF SHOREHAM, IN KENT,

THE FOURTH EDITION;
WITH THE AUTHOR'S LAST CORRECTIONS.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LOND'AN:
PRINTED FOR · F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; J. NUNN; J. CUTHEL! ;
J. HATCHARD; OGLES, DUNCAN, AND COCHRAN; W. OTRIDGE;
R. PRIESTLEY; SIMPKIN AND MARSHALL ; RODWELL

AND MARTIN ; J. PARKER, OXFORD; AND

DEIGHTON AND SONS, CAMBRIDGE.

AS WE

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G. Ávld, Printer, Greville Street, Londpri.

THE

HISTORY

OF

INFANT BAPTISM,

PART THE SECOND

CHAPTER 1.*
OF SOME OTHER PASSAGES WHICH ARE CITED,
AND PRETENDED TO BE TO THIS PURPOSE,

BUT ARE NOT. THE passages produced in the First Part, are all that I have met with in authors that wrote in the four first centuries ; saving that in St. Austin's works there are, as I said, a great many more ; but all to the same purpose.

In some collections of this nature I have seen several other quotations, pretended to be out of the authors within the said term; - but they are either,

1. Out of such books as are now discovered to be forgeries of late years; or, 2. They are nothing to the purpose; or,

3. Wrested and altered by those that cite them to another sense than what they carry in the authors themselves; or,

4. Such wherein the author does not say that for

* The Rey. Mr. Wall, in the following part of his Work, has accommodated his dates to the Years after the Apostles, instead of fixing them to the Years of our Lord. The dates, therefore, which occur [between crotchets) are to be understood as years after the time of the Apostles ; but where two dates are inserted, the first refers to the Year of Christ, and the second to the Year after the Apostles.

YOL. II,

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