Bishop Burnet's history of his own time

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University Press, 1833 - Great Britain
 

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Page 243 - The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Page 286 - AN ACT DECLARING THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF THE SUBJECT, AND SETTLING THE SUCCESSION OF THE CROWN.
Page 242 - What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good ? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good ; seek peace, and pursue it.
Page 242 - Keep thy tongue from evil, And thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good ; Seek peace, and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, And his ears are open unto their cry.
Page 354 - truth ; or the true state of the primitive church, by an " humble moderator,
Page 312 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
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Page 240 - I understand somewhat more than the receiving some doctrines, though ever so true, or the professing them, and engaging to support them, not without zeal and eagerness. What signify the best doctrines, if men do not live suitably to them ; if they have not a due influence upon their thoughts, their principles, and their lives ? Men of bad lives, with sound opinions, are selfcondemned, and lie under a highly aggravated guilt...
Page 94 - It was said that the queen could not send a message to any one House to adjourn, when the like message was not sent to both Houses. The pleasure of the prince in convening, dissolving, proroguing or ordering the adjournment of Parliaments was always directed to both Houses, but never to any one House without the same intimation was made at the same time to the other.

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