History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Spain in the Sixteenth Century

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Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1842 - Reformation - 314 pages
 

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Page 60 - In the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.
Page 293 - am not at liberty to mention individual cases, I do attest, from the most certain knowledge, that the history of my own mind is, with little variation, that of a great portion of the Spanish clergy. The fact is certain; I make no individual charge; every one who comes within
Page 58 - the one on the right and the other on the left hand, and Jesus, that is the Roman church, in the middle: for this alone, being founded upon a solid rock, remains always immovable in the truth, while the others deviate from the proper sense of Scripture."*
Page 49 - ya non siento Que pierde, ni el buen vino Por salir del sarmiento. Nin vale el azor menos, Porque en vil nido siga; Nin los enxemplos buenos, Porque Judio los diga.
Page 178 - Had not the Inquisition taken care in time," says one of them, " to put a stop to these preachers, the Protestant religion would have run through Spain like wildfire; people of all ranks, and of both sexes, having been wonderfully disposed to receive
Page 254 - in consequence of their having taken the sword without a just reason, these Christian patriots deserve rather to be numbered with those who " through faith waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens, and others were slain with the sword," all of whom, " having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promises, God having provided some better thing for
Page 53 - His improvements were warmly opposed by the monks, who had engrossed the art of teaching, and who, unable to bear the light themselves, wished to prevent all others from seeing it; but enjoying the support of persons of high authority, he disregarded their selfish and ignorant
Page 32 - Which ne'er was found within your heart, nor pass'd your teeth at all, The fire is lit, the pitch is hot, and ready is the stake, That thro' these tortures, for your sins, your passage you may take.
Page 52 - to France. After a residence of ten years in Italy, during which he had stored his mind with various kinds of knowledge, he returned home in 1473, by the advice of the younger Philelphus and Hermolaus Barbarus, with the
Page 248 - things were said against the Holy Office, its erection, style, mode of process, &c. in such a manner, that in the whole of it not a word was to be found that was not deserving of reprehension, not only as being injurious, but also insulting to our holy catholic faith.

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