Proceedings, Volumes 49-51

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Page 41 - A Shibboleth to discover a true Israelite." The Protestation runs as follows:— I, AB, do in the presence of Almighty God promise, vow, and protest to maintain and defend as far as lawfully I may with my Life, Power, and Estate, the true Reformed Protestant Religion expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England against all Popery and Popish Innovations, within this Realm, contrary to the same Doctrine, and according to the duty of my allegiance...
Page 42 - It ran as follows :I, AB, do in the presence of Almighty God, promise, vow and protest to maintain and defend, as far as lawfully I may, with my Life, Power and Estate the true Reformed Protestant Religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England, against all Popery and Popish Innovations within this Realm, contrary to the same Doctrine...
Page 18 - I saw no use in the past: only a scene Of degradation, ugliness and tears, The record of disgraces best forgotten, A sullen page in human chronicles Fit to erase. I saw no cause why man Should not stand all-sufficient even now, Or why his annals should be forced to tell That once the tide of light, about to break...
Page 83 - Scheme stands as follows : — A. Fortresses partly inaccessible by reason of precipices, cliffs, or water, defended in part only by artificial works. B. Fortresses on hill-tops with artificial defences, following the natural line of the hill.
Page 55 - Many piles of similar shape have been dug up from time to time in various parts of the village.
Page 220 - Library. 11. — No book shall be lent out until one month after the acquisition of it for the Library. 12. — Extracts from the manuscripts or printed books are allowed to be made freely, but in case of a transcript being desired of a whole manuscript or printed book, the consent of the Committee must be previously obtained. 13. — Persons not being Members of the Society may be admitted for a period not exceeding one week, to consult printed books and manuscripts not of a private nature in the...
Page 71 - Lancaster lias most nionstrouslie slandered me, has attempted to take away my living, disdained me in the presence of a great number of people, taken part with my enemies * The Cappes family were recusants.
Page 80 - ... which their former owners have dedicated them, but surely they should be carefully treasured and preserved instead of exchanged, as they too often are, for articles of modern design that cannot be thought of without a shudder of horror. Less suitable they may seem to a few for their present use than such models of mediaeval art as the chalices at Nettlecombe or at Oxford, but they have au interest and a value of their own...
Page 42 - Popish innovations ; and that the said Words are not to be extended to the Maintaining of any Form of Worship, Discipline, or Government ; nor of any Rites or Ceremonies of the 23 November 28, 1640.
Page 42 - Whereas some doubts have been raised by several persons out of this House concerning the meaning of these words contained in the Protestation lately made by the Members of this House (viz.), The true Reformed Protestant Religion expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England against all popery and popish innovations...

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