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Page 74 - He was led as a sheep to the slaughter ; And as a lamb before his shearer is dumb, So he openeth not his mouth ; In his humiliation his judgment was taken away; His generation who shall declare ? For his life is taken from the earth.
Page 86 - THE Romish doctrine concerning purgatory, pardons, worshipping, and adoration, as well of images, as of reliques, and also invocation of saints, is a fond thing vainly invented, and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God.
Page 86 - Offering of Christ once made is that perfect redemption, propitiation, and satisfaction, for all the sins of the whole world, both original and actual ; and there is none other satisfaction for sin, but that alone. Wherefore the sacrifices of Masses, in the which it was commonly said, that the Priest did offer Christ for the quick and the dead, to have remission of pain or guilt, were blasphemous fables, and dangerous deceits.
Page 81 - Nor can we suppress our astonishment that a British Parliament should ever consent to establish in that country a religion that has deluged your island in blood, and dispersed impiety, bigotry, persecution, murder, and rebellion through every part of the world.
Page 80 - That no person who shall deny the being of God, or the truth of the [Protestant] Religion, or the divine authority, either of the Old or New Testament, or who shall hold religious principles incompatible with the freedom and safety of the State, shall be capable of holding any office or place of trust or profit in the Civil department within this State.
Page 170 - God's judgment in the latter day; otherwise, where ill men, be they heretics or other malefactors, may be punished or suppressed without disturbance and hazard of the good, they may and ought by public authority, either spiritual or temporal, to be chastised or executed.
Page 276 - ... all persons, professing the Christian religion, are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty; wherefore no person ought by any law to be molested in his person or estate on account of his religious persuasion or profession, or for his religious practice; unless under colour of religion, any man shall disturb the good order, peace or safety of the State, or shall infringe the laws of morality, or injure others, in their natural, civil, or religious rights...
Page 169 - This true Catholic faith, out of which none can be saved, which I now freely profess, and truly hold, I, N., promise, vow, and swear most constantly to hold and profess the same whole and entire, with God's assistance, to the end of my life...
Page 86 - As the Church of Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Antioch, have erred; so also the Church of Rome hath erred, not only in their living and manner of Ceremonies, but also in matters of Faith.
Page 111 - After many articles had been proved against him, ' leave was at length given him to answer each in its or' der. But Jerom long refused, strenuously contending, ' that he had many things to say previously in his defence; ' and that he ought first to be heard in general, before he ' descended to particulars. When this was over-ruled, " Here, said he,- standing in the midst of the -assembly, " here is justice ; here is equity. Beset by my enemies, " I am already pronounced a heretic : I am condemned,...