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this precise chronological point of the Apocalypse ;

that is to say, subsequent to the expiration of the

latter three times, and immediately before the com-

mencement of the Millennium. p. 428.

3. The whole of this theory rests ultimately upon the

gratuitous assumption : that all the texts, which

announce a future coming of Christ in glory, re-

late to one and the same event, namely the literal

second advent of the Lord; and, consequently,

that all texts, which contain any such annuncia-

tion, cannot be interpreted figuratively, but must

of very necessity be interpreted literally. p. 432.

4. Though no demonstration of their theory has been

attempted, so far as I can find, either by Mr. Mede
or by his followers : I shall myself, for the sake of

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