Puritanism: Or, A Churchman's Defense Against Its Aspersions, by an Appeal to Its Own History ...

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D. Appleton & Company, 1845 - New England - 527 pages
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Page 68 - Shall I bend low, and in a bondman's key, With 'bated breath and whispering humbleness, Say this:— Fair Sir, you spit on me on Wednesday last ; You spurned me such a day ; another time Yon called me dog ; and for these courtesies I'll lend
Page 418 - win and incite the natives of the country to the knowledge and obedience of the only true God and Saviour of mankind, and the Christian faith ; WHICH IN OUR ROYAL INTENTION, AND THE ADVENTURERS' FREE PROFESSION, IS THE PRINCIPAL END OF THIS PLANTATION.
Page 110 - was not the least, a great hope and inward zeal they had, of laying some good foundation, or at least to make some way thereunto, for the propagating and advancement of the Gospel of the kingdom of Christ, in those remote parts of the world ; yea, although they should be but as stepping-stones unto others, for the performance of
Page 381 - said,' Wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, and say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets. Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets.'
Page 119 - who join house to house, and lay field to field, till there be no place, that they may be placed ALONE in the midst of the earth ? (Isa. v. 8.)
Page 81 - If any church, one or more, shall grow schismatical, rending itself from the communion of other churches, or shall walk incorrigibly or obstinately in any corrupt way of their own, contrary to the rule of the word, in such case the magistrate is to put forth his coercive power, as the matter shall require."
Page 60 - There was a sermon licensed and printed in 1645, in which is this triumph : " O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious, and his mercy endureth for ever ; who remembered us at
Page 106 - Let the righteous smite me, it shall be a kindness; and let him reprove me, it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head
Page 60 - of thy holy incarnation ; by thy holy nativity and circumcision ; by thy baptism, fasting, and temptation; by thine agony and bloody sweat; by thy crosse and passion ; by thy precious death and buriall;
Page 429 - seem to have borne some resemblance to the Brissotines of the French Revolution. But it is not very easy to draw the line of distinction between them and their devout associates; whose tone and manner they sometimes found it convenient to affect, and sometimes, it is probable*, imperceptibly adopted.

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