Clegg, Aldine Press, 1901 - 351 頁


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第 340 頁 - Good people all of every sort, Give ear unto my song, And if you find it wondrous short, It cannot hold you long. In Islington there was a man, Of whom the world might say, That still a godly race he ran, Whene'er he went to pray. A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes ! The naked every day he clad, When he put on his clothes.
第 311 頁 - And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
第 345 頁 - ... historical proof. Amidst the numerous corruptions of doctrine and of practice, and gross superstitions, that crept in, during those ages, we find recorded descriptions not only of the profound ignorance and profligacy of life, of many of the Clergy, but also of the grossest irregularities in respect of discipline and form.
第 342 頁 - Though man a thinking being is defined, Few use the grand prerogative of mind : How few think justly of the thinking few ! How many never think, who think they do ! Opinion, therefore — such our mental dearth — Depends on mere locality or birth.
第 344 頁 - There is not a Minister in all Christendom who is able to trace up with any approach to certainty his own spiritual pedigree.
第 280 頁 - HOW doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower...
第 347 頁 - I have taken of the subject be correct, it follows, as a necessary inference, that in this country the clergy of the national Church, and they alone, are entitled to the respect and obedience of the people, as their lawful guides and governors in spiritual things : that they alone are duly commissioned to preach the Word of God, and to minister his holy Sacraments.
第 318 頁 - The conscience, that sole monarchy in man, Owing allegiance to no earthly prince ; Made by the edict of creation free ; Made sacred, made above all human laws ; Holding of heaven alone ; of most divine And indefeasible authority ; An individual sovereignty, that none Created might, unpunished, bind or touch ; Unbound, save by the eternal laws of God, And unamenable to all below.
第 341 頁 - That hangs his head, and a' that! The coward slave, we pass him by, We dare be poor for a' that! For a' that, and a' that, Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a
第 345 頁 - ... only of the profound ignorance and profligacy of life of many of the clergy, but also of the grossest irregularities in respect of discipline and form. We read of bishops consecrated when mere children ; of men officiating who barely knew their letters ; of prelates expelled, and others put into their places by violence ; of illiterate and profligate laymen, and habitual drunkards admitted to holy orders...