The devil turn'd round-head: or, Plvto become a Brownist. Being a just comparison, how the Devil is become a Round-Head? In what manner, and how zealously (like them) he is affected with the moving of the Spirit. With the holy Sifters desire of copulation (if he would seem holy, sincere, and pure) were it with the Devil himself. As also, the Amsterdammian definition of a Familist. John Taylor.
The devil turn'd round-head: or, Plvto become a Brownist. Being a just comparison, how the Devil is become a Round-Head? In what manner, and how zealously (like them) he is affected with the moving of the Spirit. With the holy Sifters desire of copulation (if he would seem holy, sincere, and pure) were it with the Devil himself. As also, the Amsterdammian definition of a Familist.

The devil turn'd round-head: or, Plvto become a Brownist. Being a just comparison, how the Devil is become a Round-Head? In what manner, and how zealously (like them) he is affected with the moving of the Spirit. With the holy Sifters desire of copulation (if he would seem holy, sincere, and pure) were it with the Devil himself. As also, the Amsterdammian definition of a Familist.

[London: 1642]. First edition, small 4to, pp. [8]; title-page woodcut; bound by Mackenzie in full olive morocco decorated in gilt, spine elaborately gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers; joints rubbed, else very good. John Taylor, called "The Water Poet," was a waterman, collector of the wine fees for the Lieutenant of the Tower, and keeper of a public house at Oxford and Westminster. He wrote a vast number of pamphlets numbering some 138 on a variety of subjects which were first collected in 1630. Taylor was known for his eccentric exploits, one of which was sailing on the Thames in a boat made of brown paper. In this work the title-page contains an interesting woodcut which is from the block used for Taylor's "A Reply as true as Steele" (1641), reproduced in the catalogue of the Clawson Sale 1926. In this version the devil's horns were, however, removed from the block, so as to show him transformed into a Roundhead. Wise, Ashley Library, vol. 7, p. 92. Item #24529

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