Excerpt from The Loyal Nonconformist by Robert Wilde (1666)

For holy vestments I'll not take an oath
     Which linen most canonical may be;
Some are for lawn, some holland, some Scots'-cloth
     And hemp, for some, is fitter than all three.

Paul had a cloak, and boots, and parchments too;
     But that he wore a surplice I'll not swear
Nor that his parchments did his orders show,
     Or in his books there was a Common Prayer.

by Robert Wilde, 1666

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