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"All this I have done simply and plainly, without all show of learn-
“We have much better employment for our hearers than these con-
“ Trouble yourselves with no controversies willingly, but how you
“All these novelties which she hath invented and intruded into the Church, she colours them with the show of ancient custom, and so, very craftily, under the name of antiquity, fights against antiquity.”—Bp. CowPER of Galloway.
“ Let us therefore a little discuss the several differences, and (as it uses to be done, when the house is too little for the stuff) let us pile all up close together. It shall be enough, in this large harvest of matter, to gather a few ears out of every shock, and to make a compendious dispatch of so long a task.”—Bp. Hall, “ No Peace with Rome.”
“Let the vain sophistry of carnal minds deceive itself with idle subtleties, and seek to elude the plain truth of God with shifts of wit: we bless God for so clear a light, and dare cast our souls upon this sure evidence of God; attended with the perpetual attestation of His ancient Church.”—IBID. “The Old Religion.”
“I am not to judge of men's persons : many are called Papists, who know not what Papist means and
live Papists, who dare not die Papists ; or, if so they do, they know not what they do.”—Bp. CowPER of Galloway.