In two sections, comprising (1) Prose treatise "The grand controversie of the time", followed (p.26) by "Beams of divine love arising upon Zion", a poem in the form of a dialogue between Christ and the Spouse, expressing mutual love and happiness in the manner of the Song of Songs, and described on the title-page as "Written chiefly for the use of those who haue newly received the Truth". (2) "Notes of sermons ... by Mr William Fisher", dated 1 August 1716-19 July 1719, and partly in the same hand.
The grand controversie of the time, touching political government and laws, summarily stated, in way of question and answer. Together with its application, shewing whose is the inheritance. [Anon.] Whereunto is added [anon.] A solemn triumph in meeter (Beams of divine love arising upon Zion, as it were the king shewing himself thorow the lattess: an eclogue, being a mutuall congratulatory dialogue of immense love between the holy and precious Lord Jesus, adored, and the Spouse, his beloved, with his dignity adorned.
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 4
- Dates of Creationca.1701-1725
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (f.; pp.37; ff.) Manuscript book, early 18th-century, formally set out on the model of a printed book. Bound in half leather with marbled paper. Owner's name struck over on title; on last page is added: I D 1786
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Bought from E. G. Allen, February 1965
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