Howell's letters, book ii, letter 11.  The author must here be understood to mean protestants of the established church, for the puritans are also protestants.  This dictum carries the more weight with it, as it comes from a man whose sentiments, respecting the sectaries, may be inferred from the following passage in another of his letters:—'If I hate any, it is those schismatics that puzzle the sweet peace of the church; so that I could be content to see an Anabaptist go to Hell on a Brownists's back.'  Book i, letter 32. (Hawkins)

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