A respectful examination of the judgment delivered ... by ... sir J. Nicholl ... against the rev. John Wight Wickes for refusing to bury an infant child, which had been baptized by a dissenting minister: in a letter. [with MS. notes]. (Google eBook)

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1811
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Page 115 - The discretion of a judge is the law of tyrants : it is always unknown ; it is different in different men ; it is casual, and depends upon constitution, temper, and passion. In the best, it is oftentimes caprice ; in the worst it is every vice, folly, and passion, to which human nature is liable.'*- Lord Camden.
Page 76 - And also they shall warn them, that without like great cause and necessity they procure not their children to be baptized at home in their houses.
Page 72 - ... book ; it is now, by the said archbishop and bishops expounded and resolved, and every of them doth expound and resolve, that the said private baptism, in case of necessity, is only to be ministered by a lawful minister or deacon called to be present for that purpose, and by none other...
Page 28 - Lastly, all the Churches of God are united into one by the unity of discipline and government, by virtue whereof the same Christ ruleth in them all. For they have all the same pastoral guides appointed, authorized, sanctified, and set apart by the appointment of God, by the direction of the Spirit, to direct and lead the people of God in the same way of eternal salvation. As, therefore, there is no Church where there is no order, no ministry, so where the same order and ministry is, there is the...
Page 76 - First; let the minister of the parish, (or, in his absence, any other lawful minister that can be procured), with them that are present, call upon God, and say the Lord's Prayer, and so many of the collects appointed to be said before in the form of public baptism, as the time and present exigence will suffer.
Page 151 - A Dissertation on the Prophecies that have been fulfilled, are now fulfilling, or will hereafter be fulfilled, relative to the great Period of 1260 Years, the Papal and Mohammedan Apostacies; the tyrannical Reign of Antichrist, or the infidel Power, and the Restoration of the Jews.
Page 72 - ... ministered by a lawful minister or deacon called to be present for that purpose, and by none other : and that every bishop in his diocese shall take order, that this exposition of the said doubt shall be published in writing, before the first day of May next coming, in every parish church of his diocese in this province ; and thereby all other persons shall be inhibited to intermeddle with the ministering of baptism privately, being no part of their vocation.
Page 27 - FIRST, we have granted to God, and by this our present Charter have confirmed for us and our heirs for ever, that the Church of England shall be free, and shall have all her whole rights and liberties inviolable.
Page 44 - Now, if the Church of England has recognized persons, though not baptized in its own forms and by its own ministers, yet as validly baptized ; if it has recognized lay baptism to be, though irregular, yet valid, and so valid that the person who has been baptized by a Laic cannot properly be baptized again ; it will necessarily follow, that it cannot mean to exclude from burial all persons who have not been baptized according to the forms of its Liturgy, that it can only mean to exclude those who...
Page 107 - And if he shall refuse to christen the one, or bury the other, except the party deceased were denounced excommunicated majori excommunicatione, for some grievous and notorious crime (and no man able to testify of his repentance) he shall be suspended by the Bishop of the Diocese from his Ministry by the space of three months.

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