An impartial examination of the second volume of Mr. Daniel Neal's History of the Puritans...

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Page 55 - And therefore a king governing in a settled kingdom leaves to be a king, and degenerates into a tyrant, as soon as he leaves off to rule according to his laws.
Page 238 - Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven ; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained. And be thou a faithful Dispenser of the Word of GOD, and of His Holy Sacraments; in the Name of the FATHER, and of the SON, and of the HOLY GHOST. Amen.
Page 101 - That out of Our princely care that the Churchmen may do the work which is proper unto them, the Bishops and Clergy, from time to time in Convocation, upon their humble Desire, shall have...
Page 79 - A Form of Prayer with Fasting, to be used yearly on the 30th of January, being the day of the martyrdom of the blessed King Charles the First j to implore the mercy of GOD, that neither the guilt of that sacred and innocent blood, nor those other sins, by which GOD was provoked to deliver up both us and our king into the hands of cruel and unreasonable men, may at any time hereafter be visited upon us or our posterity.
Page 101 - ... have always most willingly subscribed to the Articles established ; which is an argument to us that they all agree in the true, usual, literal meaning of the said Articles ; and that even in those curious points in which the present differences lie, men of all sorts take the Articles of the Church of England to be for them ; which is an argument again that none of them intend any desertion of the Articles established...
Page 410 - And if he were not the best king, if he were without some parts and qualities which have made some kings great and happy, no other prince was ever unhappy who was possessed of half his virtues and endowments, and so much without any kind of vice.
Page 201 - ... their behoof in Parliament such as they thought best affected to the public good, and some indeed men of wisdom and integrity, the rest (to be sure the greater part) whom wealth or ample possessions or bold and active ambition, rather than merit, had commended to the same place.
Page 201 - ... wrong, and oppression: foul and horrid deeds committed daily, or maintained, in secret or in open. Some who had been called from shops and warehouses, without other merit, to sit in supreme councils and committees, (as their breeding was) fell to huckster the commonwealth.
Page 382 - ... than evangelical persuasion ; distrusting the virtue of their own spiritual weapons, which were given them, if they be rightly called, with full' warrant of sufficiency to pull down all thoughts and imaginations that exalt themselves against God.
Page 127 - And many wise men were then and still are of opinion, that if the king had then proposed the liturgy of the church of England to have been received and practised by that nation, it would have been submitted to without c opposition : but, upon mature consideration, the king concluded that it was not a good season to promote that business.

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