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Page 55 - Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth : for God hath received him.
Page 147 - Where none can sin against the People's Will; Where Crowds can wink, and no offence be known Since in another's guilt they find their own! Yet Fame deserv'd no Enemy can grudge; The Statesman we abhor, but praise the Judge. In Israel's Courts ne'er sat an Abbethdin With more discerning Eyes, or Hands more clean: Unbrib'd, unsought, the Wretched to redress; 190 Swift of Dispatch, and easy of Access.
Page 385 - And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen: All this I promise to do.
Page 234 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 217 - We will still believe and maintain that our Kings derive not their title from the people but from God; that to Him only they are accountable; that it belongs not to subjects, either to create or censure, but to honour and obey their sovereign, who comes to be so by a fundamental hereditary right of succession, which no religion, no law, no fault or forfeiture can alter or diminish1.
Page 212 - Resolved, that it is the opinion of this house, that the prosecution of protestant dissenters upon the penal laws, is at this time grievous to the subject, a weakening of the Protestant interest, an encouragement to Popery, and dangerous to the peace of the kingdom.
Page 385 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by law...
Page 147 - Oh ! had he been content to serve the crown, With virtues only proper to the gown ; Or had the rankness of the soil been freed From Cockle, that oppressed the noble seed; David for him his tuneful harp had strung, And Heaven had wanted one immortal song.
Page i - Though for no other cause, yet for this, that posterity may know we have not loosely, through silence, permitted things to pass away as in a dream...