The History of the Puritans, Or Protestant Nonconformist ; from the Revolution in 1517, to the Revolution in 1688 ; Comprising an Account of Their Principles ; Their Attempts for a Farther Reformation in the Church ; Their Sufferings ; and the Lives and Characters of Their Most Considerable Divines
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Page 310 - take the oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and this oath following: " 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 are commissioned by
Page 440 - happen from Popish recusants. It requires, " that all persons bearing any office of trust or profit shall take the oaths of supremacy and allegiance in public and open court, and shall also receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the church of England, in some
Page 325 - Because they promise them both by their sureties; which promise, when they come to age, themselves are bound to perform." 12. In the last rubric before the catechism these words are expunged, " And that no man shall think that any detriment shall come to children -by deferring of their confirmation,
Page 326 - 17. In the order for visitation of the sick it is thus amended: " Here the sick person shall be moved to make special confession of his sins, if he feel his conscience troubled . with any weighty matter; after which the priest shall absolve him, if he humbly and heartily desire it, after this sort."— 18. In the communion
Page 252 - My son, fear thou the Lord and the king, and meddle not with them that are given to change," was for a pretence confined to Newgate, but in a few days was released, and published his sermon with a dedication to the general.—Others in their sermons took upon them to threaten those who had hitherto had the power in
Page 410 - upwards of sixteen years shall be present at any assembly, conventicle, or meeting, under colour or pretence of any exercise of religion, in any other manner than according to the liturgy and practice of the church of England, where there are five persons or more
Page 155 - said), that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong, but delights to endure all things, in hopes to enjoy its own to the end : its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to
Page 326 - hope of the resurrection to eternal life;" and to lessen the objection of " God's taking to himself the soul of this our dear brother departed," &c. the following rubric is added: " Here is to be noted, that the office ensuing is not to be used for any that die unbaptized or excommunicate, or who have laid violent hands upon themselves.
Page 155 - and not with, contention, and keeps it by lowliness of mind. In God alone it can rejoice, though none else can regard it, or can own its life: it is conceived in sorrow, and brought forth without any pity to it; nor doth it murmur at grief and oppression. It never