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Page 337 - I was born there were four readers successively in six years' time, ignorant men and two of them immoral in their lives; who were all my schoolmasters. In the village where my father lived, there was a reader of about eighty years of age that never preached, and had two churches about twenty miles distant: his eyesight failing him, he said Common Prayer...
Page 338 - Book) in his house, and for reproving drunkards and swearers, and for talking sometimes a few words of Scripture and the life to come, he was reviled commonly by the name of Puritan, Precisian, and Hypocrite...
Page 16 - I am not a monsieur who can shift his religion as easily as he can shift his shirt when he cometh from tennis.
Page 384 - Fourthly, we must be bold to say, that we cannot conceive what use there can be of civil government in the commonwealth, or of preaching and external ministry in the Church, if such fatal opinions as some which are opposite and contrary to those delivered by Mr. Montague, are, and shall be, publicly taught and maintained.
Page 208 - Do you deal in such ware?' ' In good faith, Sir,' says the Keeper,
Page 4 - Cottington, here is Baby Charles and "Stenny," ' (an appellation he always used of and towards the duke,) 'who have a great mind to go by post into Spain, to fetch home the infanta, and will have but two more in their company, and have chosen you for one. What think you of the journey...
Page 320 - ... desired he would give him leave to speak to him: upon which the duke inclining his ear, moved to a window from the company; and the other told him, that he received every day fresh marks of his severity; mentioned the message which had been then delivered to him, and desired only to know, whether it could not be in his power, by all dutiful application, and all possible service, to be restored to the good opinion his grace had once vouchsafed to have of him, and to be admitted to serve him? The...
Page 15 - l have written," he replied, " a letter to Conde de Olivares, as both of you desired me, as James.s 23 . full of thanks and kindness as can be devised, and rcply . indeed he well deserves. But in the end of your letter ye put in a cooling card, anent the Nuncio's averseness to this business, and that thereby ye collect that the Pope will likewise be averse ; but first ye must remember that in Spain they never put doubt of the granting of the dispensation ; that themselves did set down the spiritual...
Page 191 - saw the land of promise from a high mountain, so would it be a great comfort to me that God would but so prolong my days as, if I might not see the restitution, yet at least to be assured that it would be." He would not own ' one furrow of land in England, Scotland, or Ireland without restitution of the Palatinate.' In this mind he would live and die. But he could not declare war till he knew what means he should have to support it. He was himself miserably in debt. He would allow the money voted...