Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the History of Religion in England; from the Commencement of the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 4
F. & J. Rivington, 1853 - Clergy
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Page 565 - THE righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: And merciful men are taken away, none considering That the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
Page 313 - Behold, here I am ; witness against me before the Lord, and before his anointed ; whose ox have I taken ? or whose ass have I taken? or whom have I defrauded ? whom have I oppressed ? or of whose hand have I received any bribe to blind mine eyes therewith ? and I will restore it you. And they said, Thou hast not defrauded us, nor oppressed us, neither hast thou taken aught of any man's hand.
Page 452 - Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers did, so do ye.
Page 228 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Page 519 - And the servant of the Lord must not strive ; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient, in meekness instructing those that oppose themselves, if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...
Page 50 - I see that as my father and generation hath done before me, so I also shall now suddenly (with Job) make my bed also in the dark ; and I praise God I am prepared for it ; and I praise him, that I am not to learn patience, now I stand in such need of it ; and that I have practised mortification, and endeavoured to die daily, that I might not die eternally...
Page 291 - Every day is a little life; and our whole life is but a day repeated: whence it is. that old Jacob numbers his life by days ; and Moses desires to be taught this point of holy arithmetic, ' to number ' not his years, but
Page 90 - An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 8 - ... and so much under her own eye, as to see and converse with him daily: but she managed this power over him without any such rigid sourness as might make her company a torment to her child; but with such a sweetness and compliance with the recreations and pleasures of youth, as did incline him willingly to spend much of his time in the company of his dear and careful mother; which was to her great content...