The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the Progress of Society in Europe, from the Subversion of the Roman Empire, to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century. : In Four Volumes, Volume 2

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A. Strahan; T. Cadell ... and J. Balfour, at Edinburgh., 1787 - Europe
 

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Page 103 - ... even from such as are reserved for the cognizance of the Holy See; and as far as the...
Page 106 - ... some more solid foundation of knowledge and of piety, in the holy scriptures. Having found a copy...
Page 161 - ... of Europe. In this solitude, where he remained nine months, and which he frequently called his Patmos, after the name of that...
Page 115 - This haughty and violent manner of proceeding, as well as other circumstances, gave Luther's friends such strong reasons to suspect, that even the imperial safe-conduct would not be able to protect him from the legate's power and resentment, that they prevailed on him to withdraw secretly from Augsburg, and to return to his own country.
Page 51 - ... giving vent to his indignation and complaints. He lamented the fate of his country, and foretold the calamities which it would suffer from the insolence, the rapaciousness, and ignorance of strangers.
Page 104 - Lo! the heavens are open; if you enter not now, when will you enter ? For twelve pence you may redeem the soul of your father out of purgatory; and are you so ungrateful, that you will not rescue your parent from torment ? If you had but one coat, you ought to strip yourself instantly, and sell it, in order to purchase such benefits, &c.
Page 70 - Each of them can bring into the field forces sufficient for our defence. But, as the king of Spain is of German extraction ; as he is a member and prince of the empire, by the territories which...
Page 114 - Luther, by virtue of the apostolic powers with which he was clothed, to retract the errors which he had uttered with regard to indulgences, and the nature of faith, and to abstain for the future from the publication of new and dangerous opinions. Luther...
Page 116 - Cajetan, enraged at Luther's abrupt retreat, and at the publication of his appeal, wrote to the elector of Saxony, complaining of both ; and requiring him, as he regarded the peace of the church, or the authority of its head, either to send that seditious monk a prisoner to Rome, or to banish him out of his territories. It was not from theological...
Page 159 - ... to their being tried by any other rule than the word of God. When neither threats nor entreaties could prevail on him to depart from this...

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