A satire on factions within the Church of England. A beast with seven human heads: Richard Baxter a label attached to his neck reading, "A shove to ye heavy arst Christian" (the title of a book supposed to have been written by him); Matthew Tindal, labelled "Rights of ye Christian Ch. asserted"; Benjamin Hoadly, "H - y on Governmt."; a pope, "Solemn League & Covenant"; Daniel Defoe, "Review" (referring to his journal of that name); John Tutchin or George Ridpath, "Observator" (referring to their journal of that name); and, John Toland, "Milton" (referring to his biography of the poet). On the beast's tail sits the Whore of Babylon playing a viola da gamba. To the left, a devil lights a cannon which forms the upper part of the body of the beast and fires daggers and whips at Sacheverell who stands on the right shielding himself with a Bible open at Matthew, XVI.18, "Upon this rock I will build my church". Engraved title, inscriptions, and verses in two columns. ([London: 1709])
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