The life of Michael Servetus: the Spanish physician, who, for the alleged crime of heresy, was entrapped, imprisoned, and burned by John Calvin the reformer, in the city of Geneva, October 27, 1553

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John Chapman, 1848 - History - 198 pages
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Page 164 - Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts : and then shall every man have praise of God.
Page 69 - Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is written, Vengeance is mine ; I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore, if thine enemy hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink : for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.
Page 192 - ... world : — that you would confine your talents and industry to those sciences in which real and useful improvements can be made. Remember the end of your predecessor Servetus, not of his life, (the Calvins of our days are restrained from the use of the same fiery arguments,) but, I mean, the end of his reputation. .His theological writings are lost in oblivion; and if his book on the Trinity be still preserved, it is only, because it contains the first rudiments of the discovery of the circulation...
Page 27 - They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.
Page 89 - This man is persuading men to worship God contrary to the law." 14 But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to the Jews, "If it were a matter of...
Page 68 - And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him : and they wept.
Page 192 - Christian charity consisted, that they carried with them into the reformed churches, THAT VERY SPIRIT OF PERSECUTION WHICH HAD DRIVEN THEM FROM THE CHURCH OP ROME.
Page 164 - The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood : but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
Page 27 - hath beat up his drums clean through the Old Testament. You may learn the genealogy of our Saviour by the names of his regiment. The muster-master has no other list than the first chapter of St. Matthew.
Page 183 - After giving his description of the passage of the blood from the right ventricle of the heart through the lungs, to the left ventricle of the heart...

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