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A Treatise on the Election Laws in Scotland: To Which Is Added an Historical ...
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Page 12 - I do believe that in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper there is not any transubstantiation of the elements of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever; and that the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary or any other saint, and the sacrifice of the mass as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous.
Page 12 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary: So help me God. I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart, abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, that Princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope, or any authority of the See of Koine, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 13 - Him will defend to the utmost of my Power against all traitorous Conspiracies and Attempts whatsoever which shall be made against His Person, Crown, or Dignity; and I will do my utmost Endeavour to disclose and make known to His Majesty and...
Page 12 - I do solemnly and sincerely, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration, and every part thereof, in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me, as they are commonly understood by Protestants, without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatsoever...
Page 559 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken and according to the plain common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion or secret reservation whatsoever.
Page 558 - An Act for the further limitation of the Crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the Subject...
Page 603 - A Senator shall not be capable of being elected or of sitting or voting as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 593 - ... so given shall be held null and void to all intents and purposes whatsoever, and every person so offending shall forfeit the sum of one hundred pounds...
Page 558 - Second and since his decease pretended to be and took upon himself the stile and title of King of England by the name of James the Third or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth or the stile and title of King of Great Britain hath any right or title whatsoever to the crown of this realm...
Page 558 - ... the Pope, or any other authority or person whatsoever, or without any hope of any such dispensation from any person or authority whatsoever, or without thinking that I am or can be acquitted before God or man, or absolved of this Declaration, or any part thereof, although the Pope, or any other person or persons, or power whatsoever, should dispense with or annul the same, or declare that it was null and void from the beginning.