Hidden Works of Darkness: Or, the Doings of the Jesuits

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Dalton, 1846 - Jesuits - 214 pages
 

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Page 104 - These new writers in matters of controversy, as Mr. Calvin and others, agree not together, but are at dissension among themselves, and are together by the ears. Therefore take heed of them. Yet read them : for in opening the text they do pass many of the old fathers. And they are excellently well learned in the tongues: but in matters now in controversy follow them not, but follow the old fathers and doctors, although Mr.
Page 60 - Our adversaries acted always with precipitancy, without precedent, without authority, without law ; while we manage every thing with so much deliberation, and prudence, and wariness, and circumspection, as if God himself could scarce retain his authority without our ordinances and precautions ; so that it is idly and scurrilously said, by way of joke, that as heretofore Christ was cast out by his enemies, so he is now kept out by his friends.
Page 162 - ... set in the place, where the altar stood, and there commonly covered, as thereto belongeth, and as shall be appointed by the visitors, and so to stand, saving when the communion of the sacrament is to be distributed ; at which time the same shall be so placed in good sort within the chancel, as whereby the minister may be more conveniently heard of the communicants in his prayer and ministration, and the communicants also more conveniently, and in more number communicate with the said minister....
Page 61 - House, and having none there on our side to expose their artifices and confute their falsehoods, they reign as sole monarchs in the midst of ignorant and weak men, and easily overreach our little party, either by their numbers or their reputation for learning.
Page 105 - Scriptures, Scriptures, do you cry ? Be not too hasty : for so the heretics always cried ; and had the Scriptures. I would ask this question : I have to do with an heretic ; I bring Scripture against him ; and he will confess it to be Scripture. But he will deny the sense that I bring it for. How now ? how shall this be tried ? Marry, by consent of fathers only, and not by others.
Page 70 - England then they were to preach either of these or John Huss's opinions, or Anabaptism, or any doctrines that were contrary to the holy see of St. Peter, by which their function would not be suspected ; and yet they might still drive on the interests of the mother church. There being, as this council (of Trent) were agreed, no better way to demolish the Church of England's heresy than by mixtures of doctrines, and by adding of ceremonies more than were at present permitted.
Page 209 - His majefty returned thefe compliments in a very obliging manner, owning that he had always conceived a very exalted idea of the merits of Urban VIII. and had an uncommon affection for his perfon, adding, that it was a fenfible trouble to He confers with Windebank on varieus matters.
Page 160 - Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me, and receive my soul ; " and called to the people, for the love of God, to bring him more fire, for the fire was burning his nether parts, but did not reach his vitals. The fire was...
Page 34 - ... in the art of making the worse appear the better reason, and delighting in the possession of a science, the foundations of which are not discernible by the vulgar.
Page 71 - He being suspected to be an impostor was seized, and divers treasonable papers were found in his closet. He was so hardened, that when he went up the ladder he laughed in the archbishop of York's face, telling him, that those converts that he had drawn unto him would hate the church's liturgy as much as his grace did Rome.

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