Edward Harold Browne, D.D.: Lord Bishop of Winchester and Prelate of the Most Noble Order of the Garter : a Memoir

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J. Murray, 1895 - 519 pages
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Page 25 - And all the framework of the land; When one would aim an arrow fair, But send it slackly from the string; And one would pierce an outer ring, And one an inner, here and there; And last the master-bowman, he, Would cleave the mark. A willing ear We lent him. Who, but hung to hear The rapt oration flowing free From point to point, with power and grace And music in the bounds of law, To those conclusions when we saw The God within him light his face...
Page 340 - Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?
Page 136 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 382 - England than in some other countries; because our ecclesiastical laws agree with our civil ones in this matter. Under the Mosaic dispensation, indeed, God himself assigned to the priests and Levites, tithes, and other possessions : and in those possessions they had a divine right ; a property, quite superior to all human laws, ecclesiastical as well as civil. But every donation to the Christian church...
Page 73 - THE SURPLICE QUESTION. BY A BENEDICT. A VERY pretty public stir Is making, down at Exeter, About the surplice fashion : And many bitter words and rude Have been bestowed upon the feud, And much unchristian passion. For me, I neither know nor care Whether a Parson ought to wear A black dress or a white dress ; Pill'd with a trouble of my own,— A Wife who preaches in her gown, And lectures in her night-dress I A JCGLISS NI.,l!iI-,'lM,l:.
Page 291 - With respect to the first question, we apprehend it to be clear, upon principle, that after the establishment of an independent Legislature in the settlements of the Cape of Good Hope and Natal, there was no power in the Crown by virtue of its prerogative (for these letters patent were not granted under the provisions of any statute) to establish a metropolitan see or province, or to create an ecclesiastical corporation whose status, rights, and authority the colony could be required to recognise.
Page 291 - ... that the letters patent of 1853, being issued after a constitutional government had been established in the Cape of Good Hope, were ineffectual to create any jurisdiction, ecclesiastical or civil, within the colony, even if it were the intention of the letters patent to create such jurisdiction, which they think doubtful.
Page 261 - For if we Sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the Truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sin, but a certain fearful looking for of judgment and fiery indignation which shall devour the adversaries.
Page 189 - The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with all of you.
Page 297 - Whether the acceptance of a new Bishop on our part, whilst Dr. Colenso still retains the letters patent of the Crown, would in any way sever us from the Mother Church of England ?

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