A New Sketch of Civil and Ecclesiastical History: From the Creation to the Present Day. With a Geographical Description of Many Countries, Illustrated with Quotations from the Most Esteemed Authors, ...

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author: and sold, 1781 - Geography - 392 pages

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Page 360 - After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, "This cup is the new testament in my blood; this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me." For as often as ye eat this bread and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord's death till he come.
Page 4 - To reach, and feed at once both body' and mind ? So faying, her rafh hand in evil hour 780 Forth reaching to the fruit, fhe pluck'd, me eat : Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her feat Sighing through all her works gave figns of woe, That all was loft. Back to the thicket flunk The...
Page 241 - Brunswick, whom he was by his commission and instructions directed to obey as commander in chief, according to the rules of war ; and it is the farther opinion of this court, that the said lord George Sackville is, and he is hereby adjudged, unfit to serve his majesty in any military capacity whatsoever.
Page 362 - ... This has been openly avowed by the Council of Constance ; but it never was openly disclaimed. Whether private persons avow or disavow it, it is a fixed maxim of the Church of Rome. But as long as it is so...
Page 156 - ... to endeavour any change or alteration of government either in church or state ; and that the same was in itself an unlawful oath, and imposed upon the subjects of this...
Page 73 - I would compare the multitude of women which are to be chosen for wives unto a bag full of snakes, having among them a single eel. Now if a man should put his hand into this bag, he may chance to light on the eel, but it is a hundred to one he shall be stung by a snake.
Page 372 - And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.
Page 189 - England reafon to complain of inequality and hard ufuage, when they are excluded from publick employments by a law, and alfo, becaufe it deprives the King and kingdom of divers men fit and capable...
Page 365 - burn me alive?" He said, "God forbid! — Unless it were for the good of the Church!
Page 363 - But they that acknowledge this, cannot possibly give any security for their allegiance to any government. Oaths are no security at all ; for the priest can pardon both perjury and high treason.

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