The Protestant's companion; a collection of preservatives against popery

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Septimus Prowett, 1829 - Papacy - 274 pages

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Page 134 - Otherwise, where ill men (be they heretics or other malefactors) may be punished or suppressed without disturbance and hazard of the good, they may and ought, by public authority, either spiritual or temporal...
Page 191 - Moses' seat: all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works ; for they say, and do not. Yea, they bind heavy burdens and grievous to be borne, and lay them on men's shoulders; but they themselves will not move them with their finger.
Page 177 - Virgin with a crown on her head. The Dominicans fearing, by this discovery, to lose the fruits of their imposture, thought the best method would be to own the whole matter to Jetzer, and to engage him by the most seducing promises of opulence and glory, to carry on the cheat. Jetzer was persuaded, or at least appeared to be so. But the Dominicans, suspecting that he was not entirely...
Page 49 - Deputy, who causing it to be opened, that the secretary might read the commission, there was nothing save a pack of cards, with the knave of clubs uppermost ; which not only startled the...
Page 135 - The Protestants foolishly expound it of Rome, for that there they put heretics to death, and allow of their punishment in other countries; but their blood is not called the blood of saints, no more than the blood of thieves, mankillers, and other malefactors, for the shedding of which, by order of justice, no commonwealth shall answer.
Page 49 - Ireland (calling the protestants by that title). The good-woman of the house being well affected to the protestant religion, and also having a brother, named John Edmonds, of the same, then a ' citizen in Dublin, was much troubled at the doctor's words ; but watching her convenient time...
Page 131 - Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings Thou hast perfected praise.
Page 255 - Every tendency to receive the surrounding idolatries into a participation of the honours of the true worship — every idolatrous touch, was visited with punishment ; and that punishment, not left to the remote working of the corruption, but immediate, and, by its directness, evidently designed to make the nation feel the high importance of the trust, and the final ruin that must follow its betrayal.
Page 258 - Distracted counsels, popular feuds met by alternate weakness and violence, the loss of the national respect finally deepening into civil bloodshed, were the punishments of his betrayal of Protestantism. The sorrows and late repentance of his prison hours painfully redeemed his memory.
Page 33 - Mahometan faith,—" There is but one GOD, and MAHOMET is his prophet!" It is supposed that this chair had been, among the spoils of the crusaders, offered to the church at a time when a taste for antiquarian lore, and the deciphering of inscriptions, were not yet in fashion.

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