Foxe's Book of Martyrs -- TITLE PAGE:

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THE

ACTS AND MONUMENTS OF THE CHURCH

BY JOHN FOX

Illustration -- Frontispiece -- Portrait of John Fox

-- "had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment: they were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented; of whom the world was not worthy." HEB. xi 36-38.

-- "their blood is shed
in confirmation of the noblest claim
Our claim to feed upon immortal truth,
To walk with God, to be divinely free,
To soar, and to anticipate the skies." COWPER.

Illustration -- Title Page -- The emperor Commodus casting a dart at the wild beasts

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