The Englishman's Polar Star!!: Or, A Deeply Interesting, and Highly Important View of Unquestioned Historical Facts, as Connected with the Honour and Safety of the British Empire

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E. Moreland, 1828 - Anti-Catholicism - 62 pages

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Page 39 - And darkness and doubt are now flying away ; No longer I roam in conjecture forlorn ; So breaks on the traveller, faint and astray, The bright and the balmy effulgence of morn ; 182 SONG OF THE SILENT LAND.
Page 27 - Whose dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation. And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing ; and he doeth according to his will in the armies of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth...
Page 30 - I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake ; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood ; and the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.
Page 35 - ... upon their minds the notion of no alternative between the absolute rejection of Christ, and perfect submission to her own declarations ; will sacrifice every view of advantage to herself, and even afford matter of exultation to her implacable enemies, the Romanists, by leaving her members in perfect freedom to desert her, and choose their own Christian guides. But God has rewarded this generous forbearance, by appropriating it to Protestant churches, and especially to our own, and making them...
Page 59 - ... out of houses, and in all other places, standing, lying, or rising, walking, running, waking, sleeping, eating, drinking, and whatsoever thing they do besides.
Page 10 - Reformation must show how closely this providential system has been exemplified in England. Every reign which attempted to bring back Popery, or even to give it that share of power which could in any degree prejudice Protestantism, has been marked by signal misfortune. It is a striking circumstance, that almost every reign of this Popish tendency has been followed by one purely Protestant; and as if to make the source of the national peril plain to all eyes, those alternate reigns have not offered...
Page 18 - England rose to the highest military name. In a train of immortal victories, she defended Protestantism throughout Europe, drove the enemy to his palace gates, and before she sheathed the sword, broke the power of France for a hundred years.
Page 14 - He had lent himself to the intrigues of the French Minister stained with Protestant blood ; for his first armament was a fleet against the Huguenots. If not a friend to Popery, he was madly regardless of its hazards to the Constitution. " Ill-fortune suddenly gathered upon him. Distracted councils, popular feuds met by alternate...
Page 11 - Mary had left a dilapidated kingdom ; the nation worn out with disaster and debt ; the national arms disgraced ; nothing in vigour but Popery. Elizabeth, at twenty-five, found her first steps surrounded with the most extraordinary embarrassments : — at home, the whole strength of a party, including the chief names of the kingdom, hostile to her succession and religion ; in Scotland, a rival title, supported by France; in Ireland, a perpetual rebellion, inflamed by Rome ; on the Continent, the force...
Page 18 - Their faith was their title. They were honourable men, and they kept their oaths to the religion of England. The country rose under each of those Protestant Kings to a still higher rank; every trivial reverse compensated by some magnificent addition of honour and power, until the throne of England stood on a height from which it looked down upon the world.

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