The Edinburgh Review, Volume 39; Volume 73
A. and C. Black, 1841 - English literature
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Page 284 - GENERAL Councils may not be gathered together without the commandment and will of Princes. And when they be gathered together, (forasmuch as they be an assembly of men, whereof all be not governed with the Spirit and Word of God,) they may err, and sometimes have erred, even in things pertaining unto God.
Page 276 - HOLY Scripture containeth all things necessary to salvation : so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be required of any man, that it should be believed as an article of the Faith, or be thought requisite or necessary to salvation.
Page 279 - The offering of Christ once made is that perfect redemption, propitiation, and satisfaction, for all the sins of the whole world, both original and actual ; and there is none other satisfaction for sin, but that alone.
Page 276 - The Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith: and yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another. Wherefore, although the Church be a witness and a keeper of Holy Writ, yet, as it ought not to decree any thing against the same, so besides the same ought it not to enforce any thing to be believed for necessity of Salvation.
Page 490 - ... the same, at least fourteen weeks of the fifty-two weeks next preceding any and every year in which such child shall be employed...
Page 284 - LORD'S parable of the net, and from melancholy experience. That bodies of men, deficient in this respect, may err, is a self-evident truth, — unless, indeed, they be favoured with some divine superintendence, which has to be proved, before it can be admitted. General councils then may err, unless in any case it is promised, as a matter of express supernatural privilege, that they shall not err ; a case which lies beyond the scope of this Article, or at any rate beside its determination. Such a...
Page 568 - ... various, so rich with observation and anecdote ; that wit which never gave a wound; that exquisite mimicry which ennobled, instead of degrading; that goodness of heart which appeared in every look and accent, and gave additional value to every talent and acquirement. They will remember, too, that he whose name they hold in reverence was not less distinguished by the inflexible uprightness of his political conduct than by his loving disposition and his winning manners.
Page 335 - The genius making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him a second time, but I found that he had left me ; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating ; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge, and the happy islands, I saw nothing but the long hollow valley of Bagdad, with oxen, sheep, and camels grazing upon the sides of it.
Page 395 - I pray thee, look thou giv'st my little boy Some syrup for his cold, and let the girl Say her prayers ere she sleep. Now what you please : What death? Bos. Strangling; here are your executioners. Duch. I forgive them: The apoplexy, catarrh, or cough o' the lungs, Would do as much as they do.
Page 391 - Braddock, you are a poor dog ! here, take my ourse; if you kill me you will be forced to run away, and then you will not have a shilling to support you.