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By Francis Potter, 1642.

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Michael Robinson   Link to this

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.

[18], 214, [2] 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

GrahamT   Link to this

yt = þt (thorn + t) = abbreviation for "that"

cgs   Link to this

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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