Lower Britanny and the Bible There: Its Priests and People : Also Notes on Religious and Civil Liberty in France

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Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1863 - Bible - 314 pages

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Page 224 - ... incurred ; and, then, from all thy, sins, transgressions, and excesses, how enormous soever they may be ; even from such as are reserved for the cognizance of the holy see ; and as far as the...
Page 224 - May our Lord Jesus Christ have mercy upon thee, and absolve thee by the merits of his most holy passion. And I, by his authority, that of his blessed Apostles, Peter, and Paul, and of the most holy Pope, granted and committed to me in these parts do absolve thee, first from all ecclesiastical censures in whatever manner they have been incurred ; and then from all thy sins, transgressions, and excesses, how enormous soever they may be...
Page 122 - ... these assemblies, is to Christians an ordinance of human institution ; binding nevertheless upon the conscience of every individual of a country in which a weekly sabbath is established, for the sake of the beneficial purposes which the public and regular observance of it promotes ; and recommended perhaps in some degree to the divine approbation, by the resemblance it bears to what God was pleased to make a solemn part of the law which he delivered to the people of Israel, and by its subserviency...
Page 224 - I remit to you all punishment which you deserve in purgatory on their account ; and I restore you to the holy sacraments of the church, to the unity of the faithful, and to that innocence and purity which you possessed at baptism ; so that, when you die, the gates of punishment shall be shut, and the gates of the paradise of delight shall be opened; and if you shall not die at present, this grace shall remain in full force when you are at the point of death. In the name of the Father, and of the...
Page 224 - Come and I will give you letters, all properly sealed, by which even the sins that you intend to commit may be pardoned. " I would not change my privileges for those of St. Peter in heaven ; for I have saved more souls by my indulgences than the apostle by his sermons.
Page 92 - Just as our kitchen salt keeps meat. The knaves set off on the same day, Peas in their shoes, to go and pray; But very different was their speed, I wot: One of the sinners galloped on, Swift as a bullet from a gun ; The other limped, as if he had been shot.
Page 122 - The assembling upon the first day of the week for the purpose of public worship and religious instruction, is a law of Christianity, of divine appointment ; the resting on that day from our employments longer than we are detained from them by attendance upon these assemblies, is to Christians an ordinance of human institution...
Page 313 - And if each man would only add his mite, like [as] the pilgrim adds his stone to the heap in the desert, the temple would soon rise and show its fair proportions to the world.
Page 225 - ... friends who are dead, and who cry from the bottom of the abyss : We are suffering horrible torments ! a trifling alms would deliver us ; you can give it, and you will not!" All shuddered at these words uttered by the thundering voice of the impostor-monk.
Page 16 - This night shall show to all coming generations that it is only the fool who says in his heart

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