Memoirs of the Life of Mr. John Kettlewell ...: Wherein is Contained Some Account of the Transactions of His Time

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Page 137 - Thine, O Lord, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art exalted as head above all.
Page xlviii - Being called by a sick, and I think a dying bod, and the good hand of God upon me in it, to take the last and best viaticum, the sacrament of my dear Lord's body and blood, I take myself obliged to make this short recognition and profession.
Page xlviii - That whereas I was baptized into the Religion of the Church of England, and sucked it in with my milk, I have constantly adhered to it through the whole course of my life, and now, if so be the Will of God...
Page lxxv - It is well known to the diocese, that I visited them night and day, and I thank God I supplied them with necessaries myself, as far as I could, and encouraged others to do the same ; and yet King James never found the least fault with me.
Page xli - You are to have especial care,' that the old fox and his sons do upon no account escape your hands. You are to secure all the avenues, that no man escape. This you are to put in execution at five...
Page xli - I will strive to be at you with a stronger party. If I do not come to you at five, you are not to tarry for me, but to fall on.
Page lxxv - I am sure none can testify that against me. What I gave, I gave in the country ; and I gave to none but those who did both want and deserve it : the last that I gave was to two poor widows of deprived clergymen, one whereof was left with six, the other with seven small children.
Page xli - See that this be put into execution without either fear or favour, else you may expect to be treated as not true to the King or government, nor a man fit to carry a commission in the King's service. Expecting that you will not fail in the fulfilling hereof, as you love yourself, I subscribe these with my hand, " ROBERT DUNCANSON." This order was dated 12th February, and addressed, " For their Majesties service, to Captain Robert Campbell of Glenlyon.
Page xlviii - I adhere no less firmly and steadfastly to that, and in consequence of it have incurred a suspension from the exercise of my office and expected a deprivation. I find in so doing much inward satisfaction, and if the Oath had been tendered at the peril of my life, I could only have obeyed by suffering.
Page 428 - As for my religion, I die in the holy Catholic and Apostolic faith, professed by the whole Church before the disunion of East and West; more particularly, I die in the communion of the Church of England, as it stands distinguished from all Papal and Puritan innovations, and as it adheres to the doctrine of the Cross.

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