Review of Fox's Book of Martyrs, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Page 394 - After which confession the priest shall absolve him (if he humbly and heartily desire it) after this sort : our Lord Jesus Christ who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him...
Page 55 - That thou art Peter ; and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven : and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.
Page 53 - Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. By their fruits you shall know them.
Page 245 - ... to each other by a hinge. The prisoner was made to kneel on the pavement, and to contract himself into as small a compass as he could. Then the executioner, kneeling on his shoulders, and having introduced the hoop under his legs, compressed the victim close together, till he was able to fasten the extremities over the small of the back. The time allotted to this kind of torture was an hour and a half, during which time it commonly happened that from excess of compression the blood started from...
Page 61 - I say therefore to the unmarried and widows, It is good for them if they abide even as I. 9 But if they cannot contain, let them marry : for it is better to marry than to burn.
Page 244 - he should be carried back to the place from whence he came and from thence...
Page 104 - For none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself. For if we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord's.
Page 158 - Christian days seemed much superior to these our days and times ; as manifestly may appear by their sitting up all night in reading and hearing ; also by their expenses and charges in buying of books in English, of whom some gave five marks, some more, some less, for a book ; some gave a load of hay for a few chapters of St. James or of St. Paul in English.
Page 204 - This I acknowledge to be according to my opinion and the " opinion of the schoolmen. And our reason is, for that, in cases of " lawful equivocation, the speech by equivocation being saved from a " lye, the same speech may be without perjury confirmed by oath, " or by any other usual way, though it were by receiving the sacra"ment, if just necessity so require. Henry Garnet.
Page 361 - And he gave some as Apostles, others as prophets, others as evangelists, others as pastors and teachers, to equip the holy ones for the work of ministry, for building up the Body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of faith and knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood to the extent of the full stature of Christ...

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