Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
By Francis Potter, 1642.
Potter, Francis, 1594-1678.
An interpretation of the number 666. Wherein, not onely the manner, how this number ought to be interpreted, is clearely proved and demonstrated: but it is also shewed, yt [sic] this number is an exquisite and perfect character, truly, exactly, and essentially describing that state of goverment, to wch [sic] all other notes of Antichrist doe agree. With all knowne objections, solidly, and fully answeared, yt [sic] can be materially made against it. By Francis Potter B.D.Oxford : printed by Leonard Lichfield, 1642.
, 214,  p. : ill. (woodcuts, metal cut) ; 4⁰.Title page engraved, and signed: W. Marshall sculp:, leaf X4 a cancel, last leaf blank. Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), P3028
Pepsyian Library 1769
Later reprinted, without a cancel and final blank, with the imprint:
Oxford : printed by L. Litchfield & are to be sould by R. Mynne & G. Bedell at the signe of St Paul in Little Brittaine & at the middle Temple gate, 1647.Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), P3029
yt = þt (thorn + t) = abbreviation for "that"
who wants the number ^^6: this town does not want the telephone code:"Reeves, LA (AHN) - Beginning January 2, the city of Reeves, Louisiana will no longer carry the mark of the beast. After 40 years of carrying a stigma for having the number 666 as its area code, Reeves starts 2008 with a new code; 749. "
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