The Life of Andrew Melville: Containing Illustrations of the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Scotland, During the Latter Part of the Sixteenth and Beginning of the Seventeenth Century. With an Appendix, Consisting of Original Papers, 第 1 卷

W. Blackwood, 1819 - 549 頁


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第 385 頁 - He praised God that he was born in such a time as in the time of the light of the Gospel, and in such a place as to be king in such a Kirk, the sincerest Kirk in the world.
第 447 頁 - Lord bishop ; my Lord's bishop ; and the Lord's bishop. My Lord bishop was in the papistrie. My Lord's bishop is now when my Lord gets the benefice, and the bishop serves for nothing but to make his title sure ; and the Lord's bishop...
第 302 頁 - It was the preachers who first taught die people to express an opinion on the conduct of their rulers ; and the assemblies of the church set the earliest example of a regular and firm opposition to the arbitrary and unconstitutional measures of the court.
第 487 頁 - For altogether this is to be avoided, that any man be violently intruded or thrust in upon any congregation ; but this liberty, with all care, must be reserved to every several church, to have their votes and suffrages in election of their ministers.
第 378 頁 - For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
第 310 頁 - After this, in the year 1584, the bishops were restored by Parliament to some parts of their ancient dignity,* and it was made treason for any man to procure the innovation or diminution of the power and authority of any of the three estates ; but when this act was proclaimed, the ministers protested against it, as not having been agreed to by the Kirk.
第 359 頁 - Assembly to have the pre-eminence of bishops over their brethren recognized, if not on the ground of jurisdiction, yet on that of order ; but the utmost he could obtain was the answer, " That it could not stand with the word of God ; only they must tolerate it, if it be forced upon them by the civil authority.* [1587.] Scarcely anything of marked importance occurred during the year 1587.
第 386 頁 - English ; they want nothing of the mass but the liftings. I charge you, my good people, ministers, doctors, elders, nobles, gentlemen, and barons, to stand to your purity ; and I, forsooth, so long as I brook my life and crown, shall maintain the same against all deadly.
第 385 頁 - Geneva (says he) keep Pasche and Yule [Easter and Christmas], what have they for them ? They have no institution. As for our neighbour kirk of England, their service is an evil-said mass in English ; they want nothing of the mass but the liftings.
第 72 頁 - While they were engaged in these studies, he read with them the best classical authors, as Virgil and Horace among the Latins, and Homer, Hesiod, Theocritus, Pindar, and Isocrates, among the Greeks ; pointing out, as he went along, their beauties, and illustrating by them the principles of logic and rhetoric. Proceeding to Mathematics and Geography, he taught the elements of Euclid, with the Arithmetic and Geometry of Ramus, and the Geography of Dionysius.