A History of the Protestant "reformation," in England and Ireland: Showing how that Event Has Impoverished and Degraded the Main Body of the People in Those Countries. In a Series of Letters Addressed to All Sensible and Just Englishmen

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Charles Clement, 1824 - England - 378 pages
 

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Page 101 - And now I am no more in the world, but these are in the world, and I come to thee. Holy Father, keep through thine own name those whom thou hast given me, that they may be one, as we are.
Page 302 - The prisoner was made to kneel on the pavement, and to contract himself into as small a compass as he could. Then the executioner, kneeling on his shoulders, and having introduced the hoop under his legs, compressed the victim close together till he was able to fasten the extremities over the small of the back. The time allotted to this kind of torture was an hour and a half, during which time it commonly happened that, from excess of compression, the blood started from the nostrils ; sometimes,...
Page 101 - Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Page 101 - Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 171 - ... thought good that a plain declaration should be made of the premises as well to the Lords spiritual and temporal as to other his loving subjects the Commons in this present Parliament assembled; whereupon the said Lords and Commons by a great deliberation...
Page 171 - Visitations, as by sundry credible informations, considering also that divers and great solemn Monasteries of this realm, wherein (thanks be to God) religion is right well kept and observed...
Page 324 - Where London's column, pointing to the skies Like a tall bully, lifts its head and lies.
Page 336 - By levying money for and to the use of the Crown by pretence of prerogative for other time and in other manner than the same was granted by Parliament; 5.
Page 367 - Parliament whatsoever that shall at any time hereafter be called, assembled or held shall have any continuance longer than for three years only at the farthest, to be accounted from the day on which by the writs of summons the said Parliament shall be appointed to meet.

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