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HARRISON (WILLIAM) Deaths Advantage Little Regarded, and the Soules Solace against Sorrow, 1617
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HARRISON (WILLIAM)
Deaths Advantage Little Regarded, and the Soules Solace against Sorrow. Preached in Two Funerall Sermons at Childwal in Lanchashire at the Buriall of Mistris Katherin Brettergh the Third of June, 1601, 3 parts in one vol., cropped with loss of some side-notes and headlines, pencil portrait of Katherine Brettergh tipped-in on front free endpaper (with a note beneath it attributed to George Ormerod, the Cheshire antiquary), several blindstamps, neat ink numeral on verso of title, later calf, one cover detached, small loss to spine [STC 12869], 8vo, Felix Kynston, 1617

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  • Sermons preached at the funeral of Katherine Brettergh (1579-1601), "exemplar of godly life... [who] on her deathbed suffered from a terrible crisis of faith, during which she raged against God's unmercifulness and threw her Bible repeatedly to the floor" (ODNB).
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