A Farewell Letter to His Parishioners (Google eBook)

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W. J. Cleaver, 1851 - Oxford movement - 246 pages
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Page 229 - If by your art, my dearest father, you have Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them : The sky, it seems, would pour down stinking pitch, But that the sea, mounting to the welkin's cheek, Dashes the fire out.
Page 148 - Nay, so far was it from the purpose of the Church of England to forsake and reject the Churches of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, or any such like churches, in all things which they held and practised, that, as the apology of the Church of England confesseth, it doth with reverence retain those ceremonies which do neither endamage the Church of God, nor offend the minds of sober men : and only departed from them in those particular points, wherein they were fallen both from themselves in their ancient...
Page 229 - Had I been any god of power, I would Have sunk the sea within the earth, or e'er It should the good ship so have swallow'd, and The fraughting souls within her.
Page 216 - Can a woman forget her sucking child, That she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, they may forget, Yet will I not forget thee.
Page 197 - And whenever the Bishop shall celebrate the Holy Communion in the church, or execute any other public ministration, he shall have upon him, besides his Rochette, a Surplice, or Alb, and a Cope or Vestment, and also his pastoral staff in his hand, or else borne or holden by his chaplain.
Page 81 - As touching, kneeling, crossing, holding up of hands, knocking upon the breast, and other gestures, they may be used or left, as every man's devotion serveth, without blame,' this Rubric was in the second Prayer Book of Edward VI.
Page 73 - When the Priest, standing before the table, hath so ordered the bread and wine, that he may with the more readiness and decency break the bread before the people, and take the cup into his hands, he shall say the prayer of Consecration, as followeth...
Page 17 - The morning, and evening prayer, shall be used in such place of the Church, Chapel, or Chancel, and the Minister shall so turn him, as the people may best hear. And if there be any controversy therein, the matter shall be referred to the ordinary -, and he or his deputy shall appoint the place, and the chancels shall remain, as they have done in times past.
Page 158 - XJL you a good will to do all these things : Grant also unto you strength and power to perform the same; that, he accomplishing in you the good work which he hath begun, you may be found perfect and irreprehensible at the latter day; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. f Then shall the Bishop elect put on the rest of the Episcopal habit...
Page 67 - As smoke is driven away, so drive them away: as wax melteth before the fire, so let the wicked perish at the presence of God.

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