A Glance at the Intrigues of the Jesuits, and Their Allies, for the Humiliation of England, and the Extinction of the Protestant Religion (Google eBook)

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I.E. Chillcott, 1868 - Catholic emancipation - 24 pages
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Page 12 - Is it, then, here in Westminster, among ourselves and by the English throne, that an Italian priest is to parcel out the spiritual dominion of this country to employ the renegades of our National Church to restore a foreign usurpation over the consciences of men and to sow divisions in our political society by an undisguised and systematic hostility to the institutions most nearly identified with our national freedom and our national faith?
Page 4 - Protestants, to be damnable, and they themselves are damned, and to be damned, that will not forsake the same. I do further declare, that I will help, assist, and advise all or any of his Holiness...
Page 10 - If ever there was a land in which work is to be done, and perhaps much to suffer, it is here. I shall not say too much if I say that we have to subjugate and subdue, to conquer and rule an imperial race ; we have to do with a will which reigns throughout the world, as the will of old Rome reigned once ; we have to bend or break that will which nations and kingdoms have found invincible and inflexible.
Page 20 - It hath a restless spirit, and will strive by these gradations : if it once get but a connivance, it will press for a toleration ; if that should be obtained, they must have an equality ; from thence they will aspire to superiority, and will never rest till they get a subversion of the true religion.
Page 20 - He showed just so much rigour as might not drive those who knelt at his spiritual tribunal to the Dominican or the Franciscan church. If he had to deal with a mind truly devout, he spoke in the saintly tones of the primitive fathers: but with that very large part of mankind who have religion enough to make them uneasy when they do wrong, and not religion enough to keep them from doing wrong, he followed a very different system.
Page 7 - England a grudge which never will or can be forgiven. There is not one Frenchman or one Frenchwoman or one French child who would not dance with frantic joy at the glorious idea of having an opportunity before they die of burying their eager swords, and plunging their crimsoned French steel in the inmost heart of every man bearing the hated name of Englishman. Therefore, keep up your courage, and wait your oppor~ twiity in a strictly legal attitude, and England will very soon be in your power.
Page 24 - ... short, that a Catholic might be Prime Minister, and have the whole patronage of the church and state at his disposal. As long, however, as the system of the constitution...
Page 21 - Since he could not reclaim them from guilt it was his business to save them from remorse. He had at his command an immense dispensary of anodynes for wounded consciences. In the books of casuistry which had been written by his brethren and printed with the approbation of his superiors were to be found doctrines consolatory to transgressors of every class. There the bankrupt was taught how he might, without sin, secrete his goods from his creditors. The servant was taught how ho might, without sin,...
Page 21 - Christian man might innocently earn his living by carrying letters and messages between married women and their gallants. The high-spirited and punctilious gentlemen of France were gratified by a decision in favor of duelling. The Italians, accustomed to darker and baser modes of vengeance, were glad to learn that they might, without any crime, shoot at their enemies from behind hedges. To deceit was given a license sufficient to destroy the whole value of human contracts and of human testimony....
Page 4 - I do Renounce and disown any Allegiance as due to any heretical King, Prince or State, named Protestant, or obedience to any of their inferior Magistrates or Officers.

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