A Summary of the History of the English Church and of the Sects which Have Departed from Its Communion, Volume 4

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Page 579 - holy Scriptures; and I am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or. language they may have been composed.
Page 356 - Fired with a zeal peculiar, they defy The rage and rigour of a polar sky; And plant successfully sweet Sharon's rose On icy plains, and in eternal snows. Oh blest, within th' enclosure of your rocks, Nor herds have ye to boast, nor bleating flocks;
Page 553 - many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven,
Page 476 - are lawfully called and sent, which be chosen and called to this work, by men who have public authority given unto them in the congregation
Page 356 - And still it spreads. See Germany send forth Her sons to pour it on the frozen north: Fired with a zeal peculiar, they defy The rage and rigour of a polar sky; And plant successfully sweet Sharon's rose On icy plains, and in eternal snows. Oh blest, within th' enclosure of your rocks, Nor herds have ye to boast, nor bleating flocks;
Page 125 - No pity shall then be shown to them from their nearest relations. The godly wife shall applaud the justice of the Judge, in the condemnation of her ungodly husband ; the godly husband shall say Amen, to the damnation of her who lay in his bosom; the godly parents shall say
Page 31 - that man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil;
Page 390 - Happy are the people who are in such a case; yea, blessed are the people who have the Lord for their God.
Page 476 - It is not lawful for any man to take upon him the office of ministering the sacraments in the congregation
Page 462 - to eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared.

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