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Holmes is most remembered for "the event" of 1651, when he found himself in a Boston jail, sentenced to be fined or publicly whipped for his schismatical Baptist activities.
26) Henry Dodwell, Separation of Churches from Episcopal Government, as Practised by the Present Non-confomrists, Proved Schismatical (London, 1679), pp.
Mathias then throws his opponents' words back at them, daring them to show how any part of his work is "'blasphemous, immoral, treasonable, schismatical, seditious, or scandalous'" (Pursuits viii).