An Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, from the Birth of Christ to the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century: In which the Rise, Progress, and Variations of Church Power are Considered in Their Connexion with the State of Learning and Philosophy and the Political History of Europe During that Period, 第 4 卷
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第 191 頁 - God, to justify his law, shall suddenly cut off this society, even by the hands of those who have most succoured them, and made use of them ; so that, at the end, they shall become odious to all nations. They shall be worse than Jews, having no resting-place upon earth, and then shall a Jew have more favour than a Jesuit.
第 443 頁 - That the kingdom of Christ, or me visible church he had established upon earth, was an assembly of true and real saints, and ought therefore to be inaccessible to the wicked and unrighteous, and also exempt from all those institutions, which human prudence suggests, to oppose the progress of iniquity, or to correct and reform transgressors.
第 128 頁 - Ireland (calling the protestants by that title). The good-woman of the house being well affected to the protestant religion, and also having a brother, named John Edmonds, of the same, then a ' citizen in Dublin, was much troubled at the doctor's words ; but watching her convenient time...
第 394 頁 - ... but only such as heretofore have been determined, ordered or adjudged to be heresy by the authority of the canonical Scriptures, or by the first four General Councils or any of them, or by any other General Council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said canonical Scriptures...
第 16 頁 - The greatest part of the bishops and canons passed their days in dissolute mirth and luxury, and squandered away, in the 'gratification of their lusts and passions, the wealth that had been set apart for religious and charitable purposes. Nor were they less tyrannical than voluptuous : for the most despotic princes never treated their vassals with more rigour and severity, than these ghostly rulers employed towards all such as were under their jurisdiction.
第 431 頁 - ... properly speaking, commit sin ; that religion " consisted in the union of the spirit, or rational " soul, with the Supreme Being ; that all those " who had attained this happy union, by sublime " contemplation and elevation of mind, were " then allowed to indulge, without exception or " restraint, their appetites and passions ; that all " their actions and pursuits were then perfectly " innocent ; and that, after the death of the body, " they were to be united to the Deity.
第 129 頁 - ... who causing it to be opened, that the secretary might read the commission, there was nothing save a pack of cards, with the knave of clubs uppermost...
第 122 頁 - Edward VI. This amiable prince, whose early youth was crowned with that wisdom, sagacity, and virtue, that would have done honour to advanced years, gave new spirit and vigour to the Protestant cause, and was its brightest ornament, as •well as its most effectual support. He encouraged learned and pious men of foreign countries to settle in England, and addressed a particular invitation to Martin...