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The History of the Revival and Progress of Independency in England
Joseph Fletcher,John Snom
No preview available - 2019
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Page 1 - Laud be to God ! — even there my life must end. It hath been prophesied to me many years, I should not die but in Jerusalem ; Which vainly I supposed the Holy Land. — But bear me to that chamber ; there I'll lie ; In that Jerusalem shall Harry die.
Page 63 - For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God is upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath is against all them that forsake him.
Page 128 - We will not say as the Separatists were wont to say at their leaving of England, Farewell, Babylon! Farewell, Rome ! but we will say, Farewell, dear England ! Farewell the Church of God in England, and all the Christian friends there...
Page 65 - One night was spent with little sleep with the most, but with friendly entertainment, and Christian discourse, and other real expressions of true Christian love.
Page 202 - Then to advise how war may best upheld Move by her two main nerves, iron and gold, In all her equipage ; besides, to know Both spiritual power and civil, what each means, What severs each, thou hast learned, which few have done.
Page 64 - For my part, I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the reformed churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.
Page 91 - Thus far shalt thou go, and no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.
Page 231 - Him there they found Squat like a toad, close at the ear of Eve, Assaying by his devilish art to reach The organs of her fancy...