Eikōn Basilikē: Or, The King's Book

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Chatto and Windus, 1907 - Great Britain - 313 pages
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Page 236 - of my heart are enlarged; O bring thou me out of my troubles. Hast thou forgotten to be gracious, and shut up thy loving kindnesse in displeasure ? 0 remember thy compassions of old, and thy loving kindnesses, which have been for many generations. 1 had utterly fainted, if I had not
Page 83 - God. Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. Keep me as the apple of thine eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
Page 147 - of true glory and majesty. Thou, O Lord, knowest My reproach, and My dishonour, My Adversaries are all before thee. My Soule is among Lyons, among them that are set on fire, even the Sons of Men ; whose teeth are spears and arrows ; their tongue a sharp sword. Mine enemies reproach Me all the day long, and those that are mad against Me are
Page 83 - Shew thy marvellous loving kindnesse, O thou that savest by thy right hand them that put their trust in thee, from those that rise up against them. From the wicked that
Page 263 - require and entreat You as your Father, and your KING, that You never suffer Your heart to receive the least check against, or disaffection from the true Religion established in the Church of England. I tell You I have tried it, and after much search, and many disputes, have concluded it to be the best in the world; not
Page 304 - souls : And desired me not to grieve for Him, for He should die a Martyr ; And that He doubted not but the Lord would settle His Throne upon His Son and that We should be all happier, than We could have
Page 17 - O God, thou God of my salvation, and my tongue shall sing of thy righteousnesse. Against thee have I sinned, and done this
Page 303 - was such, as that they would not have permitted Him to write to me. He wished me not to grieve and torment my self for Him ; for that would be a glorious Death that He should die ; it being for the Laws and Liberties of this Land, and for maintaining the true Protestant Religion. He bid me read Bishop Andrews Sermons, Hookers Ecclesiastical
Page 303 - to see Him ; He told me, He was glad I was come, and although he had not time to say much, yet somewhat he had to say to me, which he had not to another, or leave in writing, because he feared their Crueltie was such, as that they would not have permitted Him to write to
Page 205 - to procure their peace and happinesse, and that extreame grief to see them both deceived and destroyed. Nor can any mens malice be gratified further by My Letters, than to see My constancy to My Wife, the Lawes, and Religion. Bees will gather Honey where the Spider sucks Poison.

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