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 70 - 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 You called me dog ; and for these courtesies I'll lend you thus much monies.
Page 62 - 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 Naseby, for his mercy endureth for ever; who remembered us in Pembrokeshire, for his mercy endureth for ever ; who remembered us at
Page 83 - 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 224 - We do bind ourselves, in the presence of God, to walk together in all his ways, according as he is pleased to reveal himself to us, in his Blessed Word of Truth.—Nor will we deal hardly or oppressingly with any, wherein we are the
Page 120 - 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 62 - 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 124 - 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 457 - 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.
Page 326 - are most of all suffered to declare themselves freely, and are only opposed by arguments in discourse, there they least of all desire to come; and we are informed that they begin to loath this place, for that they are not opposed by the civil authority.'^
Page 456 - The Presbyterians, in their eagerness to be revenged on the Independents, sacrificed their own liberty, and deserted all their old principles. Without casting one glance on the past, or requiring one stipulation for the future, they threw down their freedom at the feet of the most frivolous and heartless of tyrants.

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