From 1100 A.D. to 1500 A.D

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811 - Society of Friends
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Page 57 - Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.
Page 184 - Philip in this grand enterprise, the same indulgences that were granted to those who carried arms against the infidels in Palestine. The French monarch entered into the views of the Roman pontiff, and made immense preparations for the invasion of England. The king of England, on the other hand, assembled his forces, and was putting himself in a posture of defence, when Pandulf, the Pope's legate, arrived at Dover, and proposed a conference in order to prevent the approaching rupture, and to conjure...
Page 474 - Jesus, and no other was to be expected ; that the inward man was not defiled by the outward actions, whatever they were ; that the pains of hell were to have an end ; and not only all mankind, but even the devils themselves, were to return to God, and be made partakers of eternal felicity. They...
Page 88 - ... salvation, and which were therefore applicable to the benefit of others ; that the guardian and dispenser of this precious treasure was the Roman pontiff; and that of consequence he was empowered to assign to such as he thought proper a portion of this inexhaustible source of merit, suitable to their respective guilt, and sufficient to deliver them from the punishment due to their crimes.
Page 86 - ... and assumed almost entirely this profitable traffic to themselves. In consequence of this new measure, the court of Rome became the general magazine of indulgences ; and the pontiffs, when either the wants of the church, the emptiness of their coffers, or the...
Page 278 - Cistercian friar. These eminent missionaries were followed by several others, among whom was the famous Spaniard, Dominic, founder of the order of preachers, who, returning from Rome in the year 1206, fell in with these delegates, embarked in their cause, and laboured both by his exhortations and actions in the extirpation of heresy. These spiritual champions, who engaged in this expedition upon the sole authority of the pope, without...
Page 321 - France, with all other kings and princes whatsoever, were obliged, by a divine command, to submit to the authority of the popes, as well in all political and civil matters, as in those of a religious nature.
Page 335 - Which of these two is to be considered as the true and lawful pope, is, to this day, matter of doubt ; nor will the records and writings, alleged by the contending parties, enable us to adjust that point with any certainty [x~\.
Page 453 - ... whither they were driven by the violence of their enemies, and called aloud for succour to the expiring cause of religion and virtue. Even in Italy many, and among others the famous Savanarola, had the courage to declare, that Rome was become the image of Babylon ; and this notion was soon adopted by multitudes of all ranks and conditions.
Page 214 - ... ranks and orders of the priesthood; they affirmed, without a blush, that the true method of obtaining salvation was revealed to them alone, proclaimed with ostentation the superior efficacy and virtue of their indulgences, and vaunted, beyond measure, their...

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