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ESSAYS ON ROMANISM.
ON THE RULE OF FAITH.
THE NECESSITY OF AN INFALLIBLE GUIDE, IN OUR SEARCH AFTER DIVINE TRUTH.
THERE is one remark which seems to Dr. Milner, the Romish controversialist, to be of such weight, that in his work entitled, The End of Religious Controversy,' he introduces it again and again, even to the extent of three or four repetitions. It is this:
'There are, I believe, few of our Catholic priests in an extensive ministry, who have not frequently been called in to receive dying Protestants into the Catholic church, while not a single instance can be produced, of a Catholic wishing to die in any other communion than his own. O death, thou great enlightener! O truth-telling death, how powerful art thou in confuting the blasphemies, and dissipating the prejudices of the enemies of God's church!'
Now though in this statement there is a degree