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and what he admits, showing their superiority—How New England came to
Page 117.— Introduction to Milton's panegyric on Brooke-The passage, quoted
– Title of Brooke's Discourse-Adjuncts to a Scripture-Bishop-Rise of the
Page 137.- Beheading of Strafford; its effect upon other State culprits; a
poetical dialogue between Strafford and Laud-Vote, to Reform Episcopal
at the Temple--Bagshawe's own account-Who the chief conflicting Parties;
Num. viii. 10–When “imposition of hands" is to be performed by Non-
officers-Elders existed before any Classis or Synod; whence no concurrence,
SOLEMN LEAGUE AND COVENANT.THE FIVE DISSENTING BRETHREN.
mons-Text, etc.— Nye's Discourse before reading the Covenant in the pre-
sence of the Commons and the Assembly-Design of it- Against Popery-
Against Prelacy-What Baillie represents to be its chief aim; and, when
the Commissioners joined the Assembly—The debate of the office of Doctors,
and Ruling Elders--The Scots begin to intrigue with Foreigners—Tem-
porary procedure towards the Independents, Tracts on Mixt Communions.
THE FAMOUS APOLOGETICAL NARRATION.THE SAINTS' APOLOGY.
Page 221.- Preamble; and the Title of the " Narration"-Disinterested conduct
of the Licenser-The Apologists address themselves to the Parliament-
of Calumnies-- Their Moderation-Conduct, in the Assembly-Solicit of
their churches in Holland-- His hearsay of Simpson's idea of a Pastor-His
statement of Simpson's judgment of Ruling Elders- Somewhat that the
Apologists complain of respecting the imputation of Brownism–Of the
efficacy of their Excommunication of Churches— Title of Simpson's Answer
to Forbes-- Of this particular Controversy-False report of the constituents
of Simpson's church - And of Anabaptists in it-- Retort of “ Errors ” upon
other than Congregational churches-Proof that Simpson had Protection
from the State of Rotterdam; honourable alike to them and to him- Another
false report, respecting “a mutual Covenant "-- A flat contradiction to Forbes'
hearsay concerning Simpson's practice as a Pastor-- Again, Forbes is contra-
dicted respecting Ruling Elders-Simpson invokes impartial justice-Queries
Proposed; Anonymous-Disadvantage of Licensers-Both sets of Dispu.
tants watched - Consequence of voting the Bishops antichristian-A higher
standard of Religion sought for- The Assembly of Divines impugned- The
Civil Magistrate's province and safeguard- The Church's foundation spiritual
- Reformation, is not in Formalities-- Of more or less of Reformation-
Purity and Independence of Christ's churches--Forcible proposition con-
cerning universal Toleration–Of Witnesses for Christ- The argumentum
ad hominem applied to both sets of Reformers—A dilemma, out of the
Sacraments—Ainplitude of Toleration required-A State Church, an aggre.
gate of Evils- Full title of “ Some Observations," etc., by Adam Steuart-
The Imprimatur— The author's vexation at the “Five" combining—And that,
against the Scots particularly-- Anecdote of James I.-A. S. betrays surprise
at the Apologists—Charges them with accommodating themselves to the
occasion-He turns a coaxer--Impeaches their sincerity-Singularity of his
logic-Collection of his taunts.
BAILLIE.--Cotton's “KEYs.”_"SION'S VIRGINS."
his apprehension of the Independents' power in the Assembly-- T. Goodwin
Page 272. — Title, “A Most Grave and Modest Confutation, etc."- Quotation
from Baxter, concerning it— Ratbband's statement of its origination- Why
Page 341.–Full Title of this reply to A. S.-Why Anonymous—Commotion
created by the “ Apology"-Cranford-Ridiculous Epithets– New England