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Aberdeen afterwards Andrew Melville appears appointed archbishop assembly Barclay Bellenden bishop bishop of Ross Buchanan Calderwood Cardinal Church of Scotland civil clergy College College of Guienne court Craig Crichton death Dempster divinity doctrine duke earl ecclesiastical Edinb Edinburgh edition elegant eminent England English Epistolae father favourable France French Greek history of Scotland honour Icon Animorum James John John Lesley king Knox labours language Latin Latin language learned Lesley letter libri Liddell likewise literary Lond Lord Melville ment mentioned minister native country Ninian Winzet opinion Paris period person philosophy poems popish preached prince printed proceeded professor protestant published quae quam queen reformation regent residence Rome Scoti Scotiae Scotish Scoto Scotorum sive speedily St Andrews sufficiently supposed talents Thomas tion tract translation treatise university of Paris Winzet writer written zeal
Page 226 - We further decree that the books which contain the aforesaid propositions and impious doctrines are fitted to deprave good manners, corrupt the minds of unwary men, stir up seditions and tumults, overthrow states and kingdoms, and lead to rebellion, murder of princes, and atheism itself.
Page 117 - A free inquiry into the miraculous powers, which are supposed to have subsisted in the Christian Church, from the earliest ages through several successive centuries.
Page 51 - THE PSALMES OF DAVID in Prose and Meeter: With their whole Tunes in foure or mo parts, and some Psalmes in Reports. Whereunto is added many godly Prayers, and an exact Kalendar for XXV. yeeres to come.
Page 81 - An English Whig, who asserts the reality of the popish plot, an Irish Catholic, who denies the massacre in 1641, and a Scotch Jacobite, who maintains the innocence of Queen Mary, must be considered as men beyond the reach of argument or reason, and must be left to their prejudices.
Page 180 - To these he added a view of universal history, with chronology and the art of writing. Entering upon the duties of his own immediate profession, he taught the Hebrew language, first more cursorily by going over the elementary work of Martinius, and afterwards by a more accurate examination of its principles, accompanied with a praxis upon the Psalter and books of Solomon.
Page 267 - ... he advanced another thrust, and lodged it home ; after which, retiring again, his right foot did beat the cadence of the blow that pierced the belly of this Italian, whose heart and throat being hit with the two former stroaks, these three franch bouts given in upon the back of...
Page 180 - While they were engaged in these studies, he read with them the best classical authors, as Virgil and Horace among the Latins, and Homer, Hesiod, Theocritus, Pindar, and Isocrates, among the Greeks ; pointing out, as he went along, their beauties, and illustrating by them the principles of logic and rhetoric. Proceeding to Mathematics and Geography, he taught the elements of Euclid, with the Arithmetic and Geometry of Ramus, and the Geography of Dionysius. And agreeably to...
Page 320 - Damascus, and took it, and carried the people of it captive to Kir, and slew Rezin. 10 IT And king Ahaz went to Damascus to meet Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria, and saw an altar that was at Damascus : and king Ahaz sent to Urijah the priest the fashion of the altar, and the pattern of it, according to all the workmanship thereof.