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EXPLANATION OF THE ENGRAVING.-John Fox is seen writing his work, originally called Acts and Monuments, but now metamorphosed into a Book of Martyrs. The devil is looking over his shoulder prompting him, for under no other influence but that of an evil spirit could he write, since he has been convicted of falsehood by father Parsons, who charges him with telling directly and indirectly not less than ten thousand lies in this work.. In the perspective is a printing press chained, to denote that it was shut to the Catholics by the operation of the penal code, as will be seen in the course of the present sheet.
N undertaking to refute and expose the greatest mass of falsehood and calumny ever issued against the social and religious principles of our Catholic fellow-men, we may be condemned for our temerity, but we think we shall stand excused, when the active endeavours of bigotry, to give circulation to what is called Fox's Book of Martyrs, are taken into consideration. With some it has been a matter of surprise that such an exposition has not been undertaken before; but when the obstacles which have so long existed to prevent Catholic writers from vindicating their religious doctrines and social maxims are known, and the misfor tune is that they are not known to the people of this country generally, that surprise will entirely vanish. It is therefore our intention to point out the difficulties which have stood in the way of an appeal to PUBLIC