The annals of England: an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty].: From contemporary writers, the rolls of parliament, and other public records

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James Parker and Company, 1876 - 643 pages
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Page 316 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
Page 474 - Majesties protestant subjects dissenting from the church of England from the penalties of certain laws...
Page 302 - She answered, That her soul was God's, and her faith she would not change, nor dissemble her opinion with contrary doings. It was said I constrained not her faith, but willed her not as a king to rule, but as a subject to obey ; and that her example might breed too much inconvenience.
Page 497 - For Englishmen are no more to be Slaves to Parliaments, than to a King ! Our name is LEGION, and we are Many.
Page 416 - I went to London with my wife, to celebrate Christmas-day, Mr. Gunning preaching in Exeter chapel, on Micah vii. 2. Sermon ended, as he was giving us the Holy Sacrament, the chapel was surrounded with soldiers, and all the communicants and assembly surprised and kept prisoners by them, some in the house, others carried away. It fell to my share to be confined to a...
Page 414 - His wife and children were setting up for principality, which suited no better with any of them than scarlet on the ape ; only, to speak the truth of himself, he had much natural greatness, and well became the place he had usurped.
Page 400 - God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline, and government, according to the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed churches...
Page 390 - You have an army in Ireland that you may employ to reduce this kingdom to obedience.
Page 329 - The Church hath power to decree Rites and Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith...
Page 294 - Another inscription by the same hand is — " Principium sapientie timor Domini. IHSXPS Be frend to one. Be ennemye to none. Anno D. 1571. 10 Sept. The most unhappy man in the world is he that is not patient in adversities ; For men are not killed with the adversities they have : but with ye impacience which they suffer. " Tout vient apoient, quy peult attendre. Gli sospiri ne son testimoni veri dell

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