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THE LOLLARDS :
FOUNDED ON THE
PERSECUTIONS WHICH MARKED THE EARLY PART
OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.
BY THE AUTHOR OF
THE MYSTERY, OR FORTY YEARS AGO; AND OF
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
Chains are as feathers, bondage nought, "When a pure breast its witness lends, "To light that conscious heaven of thought, "Where innocence with suffering blends." GRATTAN.
THE unguarded expressions which had fallen from John Huss in his prison, coupled with the attempted escape, to which he had been led by the artifices of Michael de Causis, appeared, to a meeting of the cardinals and bishops, holden on the following day, to supply such unequivocal proofs of guilt, that to call him before them seemed useless; and they actually deliberated whether or not they' should proceed at once to condemnation and sentence. A notary who attended