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HISTORICAL AND LITERARY ACCOUNT

OF THE FORMULARIES,

Confession* of jFaitk

OR

SYMBOLIC BOOKS,

OF THE

ROMAN CATHOLIC,

GREEK, AND PRINCIPAL PROTESTANT CHURCHES.

BY THE AUTHOR OF THE HOR£ Biblicje,

AND INTENDED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THAT WORK, AND TO

THE SYLLOGE CONVESSIONUM, SUB TEMFUS REFORMANDJE

ECCLESI/E EDITARUM, PRINTED IN 1804,

AT THE CLARENDON PRESS.

TO WHICH ARE ADDED FOUR ESSAYS.

I. A succinct historical account of the Religious Orders of the Church

of Rome.

II. Observations on the Restriction imposed by the Church of Rome

on the general Reading of the Bible in the vulgar tongue.

III. The Principles of Roman-catholics in regard to God and the King,

first published in 1684, and since often reprinted.

IV. On the Reunion of Christians.

ilonOon:

Printed by A. J. Valpy, Tooke's Court, Chancery Lane.

FOR MESSRS. LONGMAN AND CO.; LAW AND CO.; LACKINGTON AND CO.;
J. RICHARDSON; F. AND C RIVINGTONS; GALE AND CO.; SUERWOOD
AND CO.; UNDERWOOD AND CO.; OGLE AND CO. ; BOOKER, KEATING, AND
CO.; LONDON; MACREDIE AND CO., EDINBURGH; CUMING, DUULIN;
PARKER, OXFORD; BARRAI, CAMBRIDGE ; AND ALL OTHER BOOKSELLERS.

1816. :-.;--.

Quare quis tandem me reprehendat, si quantum ceteris ad festos dies ludorum celebrandos, quantum ad alias voluptates, et ad ipsam requiem animi et corporis, conceditur tempons; quantum aliis tempestivis conviviis, quantum aleae, quantum pilee, tantum mihi egomet, ad hacc studia recolenda, sumpsero.

Cic. pro Archia.

Le Changement d'etude est toujours un delassement pour moi. D'Aguesseau.

S

TO

THOMAS STONOR, ESQUIRE,

OF

STONOR,

i

THIS WORK IS INSCRIBED,

t

BY HIS OBLIGED,

AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

CHARLES BUTLER.

Lincoln's-Inn.

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