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Page 170 - Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him; But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people. And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die...
Page 163 - He is an instance to us how a man, by sincerity itself, becomes heroic : it is the grand gift he has. We find in Knox a good honest intellectual talent, no transcendent one ; — a narrow, inconsiderable man, as compared with Luther : but in heartfelt instinctive adherence to truth, in sincerity, as we say, he has no superior ; nay, one might say, What equal he has ? The heart of him is of the true Prophet cast. " He lies there," said the Earl of Morton at his grave, " who never feared the face of...
Page 42 - To promote a woman to beare rule, superioritie, dominion or empire above any realme, nation, or citie, is repugnant to nature, contumelie to God, a thing most contrarious to his reveled will and approved ordinance, and finallie it is the subversion of good order, of all equitie and justice.
Page 40 - Bible was not decisive, he thought the subject should be let alone, because " by custom and public consent and long practice, it has been established that realms and principalities may descend to females by hereditary right, and it would not be lawful to unsettle governments which are ordained by the peculiar providence of God.