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The religion of the closet.

Cotton Mather

The religion of the closet.

An essay, on the holy employments which are proper for a Christian in his daily retirements. Or, A Christian furnish"d with a companion for solitude.

by Cotton Mather

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Published by Printed by T. Fleet, & T. Crump, for Samuel Gerrish, on the north side of the Town-House, in King-Street. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meditation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Cotton Mather, D.D. and F.R.S.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 1762.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 44, [2] p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14572527M

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