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Page 243 - to judge the law. But if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge, saith St. James. It becomes us, in obedience, to perform our part; and leave the ordering of events to God, whose part only that is." The power communicated by God to the Prince, &c.
Page 200 - I AB do declare and believe, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king; and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that arc commissioned by him.
Page 211 - traitorous position of taking ' arms by his authority, against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him in pursuance of such commission; and I do swear, that I will not at any time endeavour the alteration of the government, either in church or state. So help me, God.
Page 224 - These arguments enforced the lords for the bill to a change of this part of the declaration; so that they agreed the second and third parts of it should run thus, " And I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him according to law, in time of rebellion or war, acting
Page 241 - The most high and sacred order of kings is of divine right, being the ordinance of God himself, founded in the prime laws of nature, and clearly established by express texts both of the Old and New Testament " " For any person or persons to set up, maintain, or avow in any (king's) realms or territories respectively, under any pretence
Page 193 - CI. No person above seventeen years of age shall have any benefit or protection of the law, or be capable of any place of profit or honour, who is not a member of some church or profession, having his name recorded in some one, and but one religious record at once. CII
Page 269 - my good friend, to love truth, for truth's sake, is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues ; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as ever I met with in any body.
Page 241 - and published for the due observation of them, by his majesty's authority, under the great seal of England; the I. canon contains an explanation of the regal power, ordained and decreed to be read by every parson, vicar, curate, or preacher, upon some one Sunday in every quarter of the year at morning prayer
Page 149 - entitled, An Act to prevent the Dangers, which may arise from Persons disaffected to the Government. By that bill, which was brought in by the court-party, all such as enjoyed any beneficial office or employment, civil or military, to which was afterwards added, privy counsellors, justices of the peace, and members of parliament, were, under a penalty, to take the
Page 241 - great royal office, and cunningly to overthrow that most sacred ordinance, which God himself hath established : and so is treasonable against God, as well as against the king." " For subjects to bear arms against their kings, offensive or defensive, upon any pretence whatsoever, is at the least to resist the powers, which are ordained of God : and though they do not