The History of Scotland, Volume 3

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Blackie, Fullarton, 1827 - Scotland

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Page 77 - Against an elder receive not an accusation, but before two or three witnesses.
Page 331 - That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 283 - An act for the uniformity of common prayer and service in the church, and the administration of the sacraments...
Page 380 - We are directed not to believe every spirit, but to try the spirits, whether they be of God.
Page 350 - He proposed to the parliament, which was then assembled, that they should enact, that "whatever his majesty should determine in the external government of the church, with the consent of the archbishops, bishops, and a competent number of the ministry, should have the force of law...
Page 175 - England, their service is an evil-said mass in English ; they want nothing of the mass but the liftings.
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Page 137 - ... never stain his own honour, nor leave an everlasting mark of infamy on his posterity, by lending his hand to perpetrate so foul a crime. On the receipt of this answer, Elizabeth became extremely peevish ; and calling him a dainty and precise fellow, who would promise much but perform nothing...
Page 114 - ... whom I have hitherto loved with too tender affection. Whatever he either enjoys or expects, he derived it from me. From him I never received assistance, supply, or benefit of any kind. Let not my allies treat him any longer as a king: he holds that dignity by my consent ; and if a speedy repentance...
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