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Page 28 - For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Page 11 - ... whatever to the production. When years perhaps, of care and toil have matured an improvement; when the husbandman sees new crops ripening to his skill / and industry; the moment he is ready to put his sickle to the. grain, he finds himself compelled to divide his harvest with a stranger. Tithes...
Page 6 - According to the usual form of procedure, this is the time for making up the roll ; but in consequence of certain proceedings affecting our rights and privileges, — proceedings which have been sanctioned by Her Majesty's Government, and by the Legislature of the country, and more especially in respect that there has been an infringement on the liberties of our constitution, so that we could not now constitute this court without a violation of the terms of the union between Church and State in this...
Page 29 - Ireland and to the three articles of the thirtysixth canon of 1603, and to all things contained in them, and having also before us subscribed a declaration of your conformity to the Liturgy of the United Church of England and Ireland as is now by law established. In testimony,
Page 8 - Commissioners therein named to make a full and correct Inquiry respecting the Revenues and Patronage belonging to the several Archiepiscopal and Episcopal Sees in England and Wales to all Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, and to all Ecclesiastical Benefices (including Donatives, Perpetual Curacies and Chapelries), with or without Cure of Souls, and the Names of the several Patrons thereof, and other circumstances therewith connected...
Page 9 - The Parliament is the temporal head of the Church, from whose acts, and from whose acts alone, it exists as the National Church, and from which alone it derives all its powers.
Page 5 - Church ;— and further declare that no person shall be held to be entitled to disapprove, as aforesaid, who shall refuse, if required, solemnly to declare, in presence of the Presbytery, that he is actuated by no factious or malicious motive, but solely by a conscientious regard to the spiritual interests of himself or the congregation.
Page 6 - ... into a perpetuity ; and partly from a tax levied on all ecclesiastical dignities and benefices, according to a scale of taxation specified in a schedule to the act ; in consideration of which tax all first-fruits are abolished. The commissioners are invested with extraordinary powers by the act. Thus, they have authority to disappropriate benefices united to dignities, and to unite them to vicarages in lieu thereof. They have also the power of suspending the appointment to benefices which are...

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