History of the Great Civil War, 1642-1649, Volume 1

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Longmans, Green, 1904 - Great Britain
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Page 230 - Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, according to the Word of God. and the example of the best reformed Churches ; and we shall endeavour to bring the Churches of God in the three kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of Church government, directory for worship and catechising, that we, and our posterity after us, may, as brethren, live in faith and love, and the Lord may delight to dwell in the midst of us.
Page 280 - Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
Page 41 - ' are most of them old decayed serving men and tapsters, " ' and such kind of fellows ; and,' said I, ' their troops " ' are gentlemen's sons, younger sons, and persons of " ' quality ; do you think that the spirits of such base and " ' mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentlemen. " ' that have honour and courage, and resolution in them...
Page 41 - You must get men of a spirit, and take it not ill what I say — I know you will not — of a spirit that is likely to go on as far as gentlemen will go, or else you will be beaten still.
Page 312 - Sir, the State in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions ; if they be willing faithfully to serve it— that satisfies.
Page 15 - ... public stage-plays with the seasons of humiliation, this being an exercise of sad and pious solemnity, and the other being spectacles of pleasure, too commonly expressing lascivious mirth and levity : it is therefore thought fit and ordained by the Lords and Commons in this Parliament assembled, that while these sad causes and set times of humiliation do continue, public stage-plays shall cease and be forborne.
Page ii - Maps, 24*. The Personal Government of Charles I. from the Death of Buckingham to the Declaration in favour of Ship Money, 1628-1637. By SR GARDINER. 2 vols. 8vo. 24*.
Page 44 - O Lord, thou knowest how busy I must be this day. If I forget thee, do not thou forget me," And with that rose up and cried, "March on, boys!
Page 284 - Get thee gone, thou cursed book, which hast seduced so many precious souls ; get thee gone, thou corrupt rotten book ! Earth to earth and dust to dust. Get thee gone into the place of rottenness, that thou mayest rot with thy author, and see corruption.
Page 286 - The magistrate is not to meddle with religion, or matters of conscience, nor compel men to this or that form of religion; because Christ is the King and Lawgiver of the Church and Conscience.

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