Lectures on Archbishop Laud: Together with a Bibliography of Laudian Literature and the Laudian Exhibition Catalogue, Etc

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William Edward Collins
Allhallows Barking, E.C., 1895 - 344 Seiten
 

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Seite 27 - LET US NOW PRAISE FAMOUS MEN, AND OUR FATHERS THAT BEgat us. The Lord hath wrought great glory by them through his great power from the beginning. Such as did bear rule in their kingdoms, men renowned for their power, giving counsel by their understanding, and declaring prophecies...
Seite 230 - A breviate of the life of William Laud, archbishop of Canterbury: extracted (for the most part) verbatim, out of his owne diary, and other writings, under his owne hand.
Seite 39 - I take my subjects' money, when I want it, without all this formality of parliament?" The bishop of Durham readily answered, "God forbid, Sir, but you should: you are the breath of our nostrils." Whereupon the King turned and said to the bishop of Winchester, "Well, my Lord, what say you?" "Sir," replied the bishop, "I have no skill to judge of parliamentary cases." The King answered, "No put-offs, my Lord; answer me presently." "Then, Sir," said he, "I think it is lawful for you to take my brother...
Seite 99 - God, the God of all mercies, to be the most fierce and unreasonable tyrant in the world.
Seite 49 - And likewise we bar from this benefit and liberty all such known recusants, either men or women, as will abstain from coming to church or divine service, being therefore unworthy of any lawful recreation after the said service, that will not first come to the church and serve God: prohibiting in like sort the said recreations to any that, though conform in religion, are not present in the church at the service of God, before their going to the said recreations.
Seite 32 - But on the other side, if any King shall command that which stands not in any opposition to the original laws of God, nature, nations and the Gospel (though it be not correspondent in every circumstance to laws national and municipal), no subject may, without hazard of his own damnation in rebelling against God, question or disobey the will and pleasure of his Sovereign.
Seite 252 - The difficulties and discouragements which attend the Study of the Scriptures, in the way of private judgment...
Seite 295 - Let me have a shirt on more than ordinary,' said the King, ' by reason the season is so sharp as probably may make me shake, which some observers will imagine proceeds from fear. I would have no such imputation. I fear not Death ! Death is not terrible to me. I bless my God I am prepared.
Seite 141 - I believe you will easily grant it, that to reduce Christians to unity of communion, there are but two ways that may be conceived probable : the one, by taking away the diversity of opinions touching matters of religion ; the other, by showing that the diversity of opinions which is among the several sects of Christians ought to be no hinderance to their unity in communion.

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