Historical sketch of the rise, progress, and decline of the Reformation in Poland: and of the influence which the scriptural doctrines have exercised on that country in literary, moral, and political respects, Volume 2

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Printed for the author and sold by Murray, 1840 - Poland

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Page 202 - But a more striking fact is that, from the middle of the sixteenth century to the end of the eighteenth...
Page 149 - For the right faith is that we believe and confess that our Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, is God and Man: God, of the substance of the Father, begotten before the worlds; and Man, of the substance of his mother, born in the world...
Page 29 - Spanish languages ; and some of them spoko our own tongne with such purity, that they might be taken for men educated on the banks of the Seine and the Loire, rather than for inhabitants of a country watered by the Vistula and the Dnieper. They have quite shamed our courtiers, who are not only ignorant themselves, but are, moreover, declared enemies of every thing called knowledge. They could never answer any question addressed to them by these foreigners, otherwise than by a sig", or blushing with...
Page 137 - Father, the procession of the Holy Ghost from the Father and the Son...
Page 118 - Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick ; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 407 - ... our imitation. In a word, they are the strongest managers of a weak cause, and which is ill-founded at the bottom, that perhaps ever yet meddled with controversy.
Page 407 - They generally argue matters with that temper and gravity, and with that freedom from passion and transport, which becomes a serious and weighty argument, and, for the most part, they reason closely, and clearly, with extraordinary guard and caution ; with great dexterity and decency, and yet with smartness and subtilty enough ; with a very gentle heat, and few hard words : virtues to be praised, wherever they are found ; yea, even in an enemy, and very worthy our imitation.
Page 573 - Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom the LORD thy God shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.
Page 150 - Who suffered for our salvation, descended into hell, rose again the third day from the dead. He ascended into heaven, he sitteth on the right hand of the Father, God Almighty, from whence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
Page 407 - I must own, that generally they are a pattern of the fair way of disputing, and of debating matters of religion without heat and unseemly reflections upon their adversaries.

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