The lives of the Puritans: containing a biographical account of those divines who distinguished themselves in the cause of religious liberty, from the reformation under Queen Elizabeth, to the Act of uniformity in 1662, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page 177 - Religion agreed upon by the archbishops and bishops of both provinces and the whole clergy in the convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord...
Page 94 - I will be true and faithful to the Common-wealth of England, as it is now established, without a King or House of Lords...
Page 143 - Six days shalt thou labour, and do all that thou hast to do ; but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy God. In it thou shalt do no manner of work, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates.
Page 71 - Star-Chamber enlarge their jurisdictions to a vast extent, ' holding (as Thucydides said of the Athenians) for honourable that which pleased and for just that which profited.' And being the same persons in several rooms, grew both courts of law to determine right, and courts of revenue to bring money into the Treasury : the Council-Table by proclamations enjoining...
Page 187 - BRETHREN, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness ; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Page 142 - For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly ; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Page 38 - It would be better for him that a millstone were tied about his neck and that he were cast into the depth of the sea rather than that he should scandalise one of these, my least little ones.
Page 451 - Elizabeth, gave the best reason that could be given for wearing the longest and largest beard of any Englishman of his time ; namely, " that no act of his life might be unworthy of the gravity of his appearance.
Page 31 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 227 - Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

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