An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain: Chiefly of England, from the First Planting of Christianity, to the End of the Reign of King Charles the Second; with a Brief Account of the Affairs of Religion in Ireland. Collected from the Best Ancient Historians, Councils, and Records, 7. köide

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W. Straker, 1840

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Page 98 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 316 - My lord, out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man hath concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Page 391 - ... without impediment or neglect of divine service; and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to the church for the decorating of it, according to their old custom.
Page 345 - I, AB, do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my conscience before God and the world that our sovereign Lord King George the third is lawful and rightful king of this realm, and of all other his majesty's dominions and countries thereunto belonging, and I do solemnly and sincerely declare, that I do believe in my conscience that...
Page 346 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken and according to the plain common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion or secret reservation whatsoever.
Page 157 - ... general councils, or any of them ; or by any other general council, wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of canonical scripture, or such as shall hereafter be declared to be heresy by the high court of parliament, with the assent of the clergy in convocation.
Page 327 - ... is not to be contemned because it maye do yowe good and can do yowe no harme for the dangere is passed as soon as yowe have burnt the letter and i hope god will give yowe the grace to mak good use of it to whose holy proteccion i comend yowe."* The following evening (Oct.
Page 295 - And, therefore, here I must once reiterate my former speech, ' Le roy s'avisera :" stay, I pray you, for one seven years before you demand that of me ; and if then you find me pursy and fat, and my windpipes stuffed, I will perhaps hearken to you : for let that government be once up, I am sure I shall be kept in breath ; then shall we all of us have work enough, both our hands full. But, Dr. Reynolds, till you find that I grow lazy, let that alone.
Page 270 - Who knoweth whether you are come to the kingdom for such a time?" Thus your Majesty shall do that which we are persuaded shall be acceptable to God, honourable to your Majesty in all succeeding ages, profitable to his Church which shall be thereby increased; comfortable to your ministers which shall be no more suspended, silenced, disgraced, imprisoned for men's traditions; and prejudicial to none but to those that seek their own quiet, credit, and profit in the world. Thus with all dutiful submission...
Page 316 - I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them. This counsel is not to be contemned, because it may do you good, and can do you no harm : for the danger is past, as soon as you have burned the letter. And I hope God will give you the grace to make good use of it, unto whose holy protection I commend you*.

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