An Humble Application to the Queen, and Her Great Council, the Parliament of England, to Suppress Play-houses and Bear-baitings, with All Prophaness and Immorality. By John Feild

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T. Sowle, 1703 - 15 pages
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Page 7 - ... Government, and will not be thought proper to be laid aside whilst it lasts, or at least till there is not so much Occasion for them, since, as hath been proved, its Interest and chief Business is to cherish and support Religion, and, by consequence, to take care that it be not treated with any disrespect, particularly, that it be not made the Scorn of any Order or Body of Men, the common Subject of the...
Page 13 - Profhanefs and Immorality, whatfoever ; and may come, by his holy Spirit, to know their Hearts, and all their Members, mortified from all Worldly'.
Page 13 - Jijlike thefe things ; and. yet either Continue therein, or Connive thereat, and Encourage or Countenance ( by their own Example) fuch, or any of. thefe...
Page 6 - Prophanefs and Irreligion, * may in a particular manner be Difcouraged, in all thofe * who have the Honour to be Employed near your Royal * Perfon...
Page 13 - Wars, fW, and particularly Famine in Scotland, not many Years fince. For Prevention of which, for the future, I humbly Pray Almighty God, that hath tine Hearts of all Men in hit Hand, That He would turn every one, both High and Low,.
Page 15 - Profeffion thereof, and have any regard to the Good of their Souls ; for no Enormities ought to be Countenanced or Tolerated by...
Page 8 - Stage-Pldys, 4 either in their Palaces, Courts, or Kingdoms, (as too many * Princes fince have done) that we never Read in Scripture, nor...
Page 7 - Wit and Entertainment of our Scandalous Play-Houfes, and [Sincere * Religion became the Jeft and Scorn of our Courts in the lateReigns. * And thus Debauchery diffufed it felf throughout the whole Body * of the...
Page 15 - Subjects, may always be found in that which will tend to Her and Their both Temporal and Eternal Happinefs. / Condon, fbe lothofthe i2th Month, 1702. ^fahtl Fetid ERRATA. Title- Page, for fa rnenge Wrath, reğda Revenger to execute Math, P, 6. 1. 13. r. Biffing*' F 1 tf I ' p ) : .. .••..' /."••...'•• Vj •.•".:••. v.'ii fV.'o - iV.M...
Page 10 - Five feveral Oecumenical, National, Provincial Synods * and Councils, of divers Ages and Countries; together with the 'Canonical, the Imperial Confutations of:the Applies them*5ftlves,!6f Emperors, PopeĞ, and other Bifliops, the Wcrrks v^iof Severity' One Fbthers, and Ancient Chriftian Writers, of 2* Ghiefeft Note, ; from our Saviour's Nativity, to the Year i zoo.

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