Ebenezer Erskine on the sufferings of the Covenanters and future persecution

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... And it is well known how he did instigate malignant men in power under some reigns before the late revolution, to essay, by persecution and bloodshed, to raze a covenanted reformation, and all that owned it, from off the face of the earth. And we see the same spirit of enmity at this day raging against that same work and cause under another denomination; only the great Angel of the covenant does not allow as yet that wind to blow; but how soon the permission is given, I make no doubt but we may see the Grassmarket, and other places through Scotland, reeking as fast as ever with the blood of the saints. ...

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