The old Whig, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Printed for W. Wilkins, A. Ward, R. Hett, A. Millar, and J. Gray, 1679 - Political Science
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Although dated 1679 by Google Books, this was, I think, published in 1739, the title page date of MDCXXXCIX being a misprint for MDCCXXXIX.

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Page 343 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences : And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 130 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 159 - Rome? Or would'st thou know if, what we value here, Life, be a trifle hardly worth our care? What by old age and length of days we gain, More than to lengthen out the sense of pain?
Page 285 - And Abraham drew near and said, Wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked? Peradventure there be fifty righteous within the city: wilt thou also destroy and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are therein? That be far from thee to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked; and that the righteous should be as the wicked, that be far from thee. Shall not the Judge of all the earth do right?
Page 365 - As the Church of Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Antioch have erred, so also the Church of Rome hath erred, not only in their living and manner of ceremonies, but also in matters of faith.
Page 53 - ... even as the Son of man came not to be miniftered unto, but to minifter, and to give his life a ranfom for many.
Page 242 - And with this overset of wealth and pomp, that came on men in the decline of their parts and age, they, who were now growing into old age, became lazy and negligent in all the true concerns of the church ; they left preaching and writing to others, while they gave themselves up to ease and sloth.
Page 48 - Amram's fon, in Egypt's evil day, Wav'd round the coaft, up call'da pitchy cloud Of locufts, warping on the eaftern wind, That o'er the realm of impious Pharaoh hung Like night, and darken'd all the land of Nile: So numberlefs were thofe bad Angels feen Hovering on wing under the cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and furrounding fires; Till, as a fignal giv'n, th...
Page 159 - tis plain, 'tis all already told ; And horned Ammon can no more unfold. From God...
Page 284 - Power, when contracted into the person of a despot, may be easily destroyed, as the prince may be cut off. So Caligula wished that the people of Rome had but one neck, that he might cut them off at a blow.

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