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- noun Obsolete form of
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Confession of Faith, Subscribed by the Kingis Maiestie and his householde: Togither with the Copie of the Bande, maid touching the maintenaunce of the true Religion_.
But it suffiseth not to make these orders good, excepte thei bee caused to bee observed, with a greate severtie: for that there is nothyng that would have more observacion, then is requisite in an armie: therefore the lawes for the maintenaunce of thesame, ought to be sharpe and harde, and the executour therof moste harde.
Maunfell, p. 64. — "A plaine fubuerfyon or turning vp fyde down of all the argumentes, that the Pope - cartholykes can make for the maintenaunce of auricular confeffion," &c.