The History of the Church of England: To the revolution

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Baldwin and Cradock, 1833

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Page 47 - Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth : for God hath received him.
Page 139 - Where none can sin against the People's Will; Where Crowds can wink, and no offence be known Since in another's guilt they find their own! Yet Fame deserv'd no Enemy can grudge; The Statesman we abhor, but praise the Judge. In Israel's Courts ne'er sat an Abbethdin With more discerning Eyes, or Hands more clean: Unbrib'd, unsought, the Wretched to redress; 190 Swift of Dispatch, and easy of Access.
Page 377 - And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen: All this I promise to do.
Page 226 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 209 - We will still believe and maintain that our Kings derive not their title from the people but from God; that to Him only they are accountable; that it belongs not to subjects, either to create or censure, but to honour and obey their sovereign, who comes to be so by a fundamental hereditary right of succession, which no religion, no law, no fault or forfeiture can alter or diminish1.
Page 204 - Resolved, that it is the opinion of this house, that the prosecution of protestant dissenters upon the penal laws, is at this time grievous to the subject, a weakening of the Protestant interest, an encouragement to Popery, and dangerous to the peace of the kingdom.
Page 377 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by law...
Page 139 - Oh ! had he been content to serve the crown, With virtues only proper to the gown ; Or had the rankness of the soil been freed From Cockle, that oppressed the noble seed; David for him his tuneful harp had strung, And Heaven had wanted one immortal song.
Page 59 - Gentlemen, I hear you are zealous for the church, and very solicitous, and even jealous, that there is not expedition enough used in that affair. I thank. you for it, since I presume it proceeds from a good root of piety and devotion ; but...

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