The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce

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The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce  (1644) 
by John Milton


Doctrine & Discipline



Restor'd to the good of both Sexes,
From the bondage of Canon Law, and

other mistakes to the true meaning of Scripture
in the Law and Gospel compar'd.

Wherin also are set down the bad consequences of
abolishing or condemning of Sin, that which the
Law of God allowes, and Christ abolisht not.

Now the second time revis'd and much augmented,


To the Parlament of England with the Assembly.

The Author J. M.

Matth. 13.52.
Every Scribe instructed to the Kingdome of Heav'n, is like the
Maister of a house which bringeth out of his treasury things
new and old.

Prov. 18.13.
He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and
shame unto him.

Imprinted in the yeare 1644.


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.