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truth, or the Scriptures in the vernacular tongue,
edition only in 1782—The independence of America acknow-
lity-A path of duty which cannot, with impunity, be evaded,
MOXIAL ALLIANCES-NEGOCIATIONS WITH FRANCE AND SPAIN-GARDINER
RECALLED-BONNER SENT TO FRANCE THE GERMAN STATES-GARDINER, NORFOLK, AND TUNSTAL MET—THE FIRST ARTICLES, IN THEIR NATURAL CONSEQUENCES-PERSECUTION RESUMED.
THE SECOND YEAR OF TRIUMPH-THE
PARIS-PRESS INTERRUPTED—INQUISITION OVERMATCHED-THE BIBLE FINISHED IN LONDON—FIRST INJUNCTIONS FOR TYNDALE'S BIBLE—NEW TESTAMENTS, FRESH EDITIONS—COVERDALE'S TESTAMENTS—THE DESTITUTE STATE OF ENGLAND-JOY OVER THE SCRIPTURESRETROSPECT.
HROUGHOUT the preceding volume, the reader found himself obliged to travel for years, contentedly, by the margin of what might be compared only to a
rivulet, patiently fighting its way with the rocks and obstructions of every description which lay right before it, and seeming to forbid, by a sort of authority, all passage or progress. Still no returning season passed away, without bringing fresh tokens that all opposition was not only vain, but actually helpful ; and the event of last year must have rewarded the expectation of all who had waited for it. Nor ever let the long and well-sustained conflict be forgotten. It must be measured by its consequences; for though but too