Reports of Cases in the Courts of Star Chamber and High Commission, Volume 39

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Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Camden Society, 1886 - Law reports, digests, etc - 328 pages
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Page 317 - March, 1855, and that we have examined the said accounts, with the vouchers relating thereto, and find the same to be correct and satisfactory. And we further report, that the following is an Abstract of the Receipts and Expenditure during the period we have mentioned.
Page 317 - WE, the Auditors appointed to audit the Accounts of the Camden Society, report to the Society, that the Treasurer has exhibited to us an account of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Society...
Page 295 - God to give milk to the babes and younglings and strong meat for the men of understanding. You have the word of God to feed you, the sacraments to strengthen you, and we support you by prayer. For all this what despite do you return us? You call us abominable men, to be hated of all, that we carry the mark of the beast, that we are his members. We do bear this patiently, not because we have no law to right us, but because of your obstinacy. But for your dishonouring of God and disobeying...
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Page 278 - That which is of God is according to God's word, and the Lord will not hold him guiltlesse that taketh his name in vaine.