Note 115
From Chapter 37 of the Decline & Fall

I John v. 7. See Simon, Hist. Critique du Nouveau Testament, part i. cv xviii. p. 203-218; and part ii. c. ix, p. 99-121; and the elaborate Prolegomena and Annotations of Dr. Mill and Wetstein to their editions of the Greek Testament. In 1689, the papist Simon strove to be free; in 1707, the Protestant Mill wished to be a slave; in 1751, the Arminian Wetstein used the liberty of his times and of his sect.

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