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The missionarie’s arts discovered: or, An account of their ways of insinuation, their artifices and several methods of which they serve themselves in making converts

Title page of Wake's book (1688)

William Wake, 1657-1737

The missionarie’s arts discovered: or, An account of their ways of insinuation, their artifices and several methods of which they serve themselves in making converts…(London, 1688)


A general denunciation of Jesuit missionary activities in Europe and the New World. The author was a prominent English cleric (later Archbishop of Canterbury) and writer of anti-Catholic literature.