The progress of the Church of Rome towards ascendancy in England

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William Macintosh, 1868 - Anti-Catholicism - 100 pages
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Page 3 - a sable army stand, A low-born, cell-bred, selfish, servile band, Prompt or to guard or stab, to saint or damn, Heaven's Swiss, who fight for any god or man. Through Lud's fam'd gates, along the well-known Fleet, Rolls the black troop, and overshades the street; Till
Page 100 - The claim of the landowners to the land is altogether subordinate to the general policy of the State. The principle of property gives them no right to the land, but only a right to compensation for whatever portion of their interest in
Page 61 - or subscribe, at their Coronation, or on the first day of their first Parliament, whichever shall first happen, or any other time, the declaration, commonly called the Declaration against Transubstantiation and the Invocation of Saints, and the Sacrifice of the Mass, as practised in the Church of Rome, anything in the Bill of Rights or Act of Settlement to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding.
Page 3 - And see, my son, the hour is on its way That lifts our goddess to imperial sway; This favourite isle, long severed from her reign, Dove-like she gathers to her wings again.
Page 58 - Shall I hold out hopes to the Protestant that I will not meddle with his creed, if he will not meddle with mine 1 No. Catholicism is the most intolerant of creeds. It is intolerance itself
Page 3 - gates, along the well-known Fleet, Rolls the black troop, and overshades the street; Till showers of sermons, characters, essays, In circling fleeces whiten all the ways.
Page 67 - Who will give water to my head, and a fountain of tears to my eyes, to weep over the ruin and desolation caused, especially
Page 58 - No. Catholicism is the most intolerant of creeds. It is intolerance itself because it is truth itself. The impiety of religious liberty is only equalled by its absurdity.
Page 14 - The Supremacy of our Crown has literally come to nought. The Royal Supremacy has perished by the law of mortality, which consumes all earthly things, and at this period of our history the supremacy of the Vicar of Jesus Christ re-enters, as full of life, as when Henry VIII. resisted Clement VII., and Elizabeth withstood S. Pius V.
Page 60 - want to give it the perfect functions of law ? Nothing of solemnity, of force, which the Legislature of the kingdom can give, is wanting; but truly it wants the sanction of religion. The Pope snuffs disdainfully at it. An Italian priest will have none of it.

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