Books Condemned to be Burnt

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E. Stock, 1904 - 206 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 142 - Among strictly theological works one by John Asgill, barrister, claims a peculiar distinction, for it was burnt by order of two Parliaments, English and Irish, and its author expelled from two Houses of Commons. This was the famous Argument Proving that According to the Covenant of Eternal Life, revealed in the
الصفحة 33 - return of Catholicism. Stubbs gave expression to this fear in a work entitled the Discoverie of a Gaping Gulf whereinto England is like to be swallowed by another French marriage, if the Lord forbid not
الصفحة 193 - bearing of arms subsequent to the first breach of their duty, though it be to maintain what they have done, is no new unjust act, and if it be only to defend their persons, is not unjust at all. "14. An oath superadds no obligation to
الصفحة 38 - of what would please or displease the Queen, or messages from the Queen, like that prohibiting the House to interfere in matters of religion, in those days reduced the voice of the House to a nullity. Wentworth's chief question was, " Whether this Council be not a place for any member of the
الصفحة 151 - injury. Shame, like the exhalations of the Sun, Falls back where first the motion was begun, And they who for no crime shall on thy brows appear, Bear less reproach than they who placed them there." The State-trap of the Law, however, long survived
الصفحة 126 - that priest and prince may, like Castor and Pollux, be worshipped together as divine, in the same temple, by us poor lay-subjects ; and that sense and reason, law, properties, rights, and liberties shall be understood as the oracles of those deities shall interpret." There seems no doubt that the extinction of liberty was
الصفحة 157 - party had not altogether the worst of the battle. The books so burnt were the following :—i. The Rights of the Christian Church asserted against the Romish and all other Priests.
الصفحة 155 - the Glorious Revolution itself. " The grand security of our government, and the very pillar upon which it stands, is founded upon the steady belief of the subject's obligation to an absolute and unconditional obedience to the supreme power in all things lawful, and the utter illegality of any resistance upon any pretence whatsoever." Then came the great trial in the House of Lords, and Sacheverell's
الصفحة 196 - Likewise we order, that, in perpetual memory hereof, these our decrees shall be entered into the registry of our convocation ; and that copies of them being communicated to the several colleges and halls within this university, they be there publicly affixed in the libraries, refectories, or other fit places, where they may be seen and read of
الصفحة 194 - The presbyterian government is the sceptre of Christ's kingdom, to which kings, as well as others, are bound to submit ; and the king's supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs, asserted by the Church of England, is injurious to Christ, the sole King and Head of His Church.—Altare Damascenum; Apolog. Relat. Hist.

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