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Author: Powell, Walter, b. 1590 or 91.
Title: A summons for svvearers, and a law for the lips in reproving them: wherein the chiefe disswasives from swearing are proposed, the sleight objections for swearing answered, the strange judgments upon swearers, forswearers, cursers, that take Gods name in vain, related. Which may be a terror to the wicked for swearing, and a preservative for the godly from swearing. With sundry arguments to prove the verity of the Scriptures, and excellencie of the decalogue, against all prophane and atheisticall deniers thereof. By Walter Powell, preacher at Standish, neer Glocester.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A summons for svvearers, and a law for the lips in reproving them: wherein the chiefe disswasives from swearing are proposed, the sleight objections for swearing answered, the strange judgments upon swearers, forswearers, cursers, that take Gods name in vain, related. Which may be a terror to the wicked for swearing, and a preservative for the godly from swearing. With sundry arguments to prove the verity of the Scriptures, and excellencie of the decalogue, against all prophane and atheisticall deniers thereof. By Walter Powell, preacher at Standish, neer Glocester.
Powell, Walter, b. 1590 or 91.

London: Printed by Matthew Simmons in Aldersgate-street [and are to be sold by Benjamin Allen, at the signe of the Crown in Popes-head Alley], 1645.
Subject terms:
Swearing
Christian life
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A90903.0001.001

Contents
title page
An Exposition of the third COMMANDEMENT: Being the summe and substance into one Modell, newly, briefly, properly collected out of that which by many Authors hath more anciently, large∣ly, promiscuously been delivered.
TO THE RIGHT Honorable the LORDS and Commons assembled in Parliament.
approbation
approbation
TO THE HONO∣rable Sir WILLIAM LENTHALL, Speaker of the House of COMMONS.
TO THE READER; Especially the Inhabitants of Hard∣wick, Standish, Saule, and Ranwicke, the Author desireth sorrow for this sin, freedome from this punishment, speedy and perfect obedience to this powerfull COMMANDEMENT.
A SUMMONS FOR SWEARERS.
Gods Judgements upon Forswearers.
Questions touching swea∣ring and forswearing, With the Answers annexed.
A Prayer.
GREENHAM concerning Reproofe.
Sundry dehortations out of Scrip∣ture against swearing.
An Abstract or Epitome of the Contents handled in this Tract.
The names of such Authors that I have read, and whence I have selected much of the ensuing subject.
The fearfull end of him, who drank a Health to the Devill.
Errata.
colophon