The life and times of William Laud, Volume 2

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Page 99 - Lord 1562, for the avoiding of diversities of opinions, and for the establishing of consent touching true religion. And, therefore, if any hereafter shall affirm, that any of those articles are in any part superstitious or erroneous, or such as he may not with a good conscience subscribe unto, let him be excommunicated, and not absolved before he make a public revocation of his error.
Page 351 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken, and according to the plain and common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion, or secret reservation whatsoever.
Page 493 - ... finguntur ; sed ut vultus hominum, ita simulacra vultus imbecilla ac mortalia sunt ; forma mentis aeterna, quam tenere et exprimere non per alienam materiam et artem, sed tuis ipse moribus possis. Quidquid ex Agricola amavimus, quidquid mirati sumus, manet mansurumque est in animis hominum, in aeternitate temporum fama rerum. Nam multos veterum, velut inglorios, et ignobiles, oblivio obruet : Agricola posteritati narratus et traditus superstes erit.
Page 165 - A new Discovery of the Prelates' Tyranny in their late prosecutions of Mr. William Prynne, Dr.
Page 420 - We shall also with all faithfulness endeavour the discovery of all such as have been, or shall be, incendiaries, malignants, or evil instruments, by hindering the reformation of religion, dividing the king from his people, or one of the kingdoms from another, or making any faction or parties amongst the people, contrary to...
Page 483 - Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us ; and let us run with patience the race which is set before us...
Page 456 - ... and so to stand, saving when the Communion of the Sacrament is to be distributed : at which time the same shall be so placed in good sort within the chancel, as whereby the minister may be more conveniently heard of the communicants...
Page 70 - The Holy Table, name and thing ; more anciently, properly, and literally used under the New Testament than that of an Altar : written long ago by a Minister in Lincolnshire, in answer to D. Coal, a judicious divine of Marie's dayes. Printed for the diocese of Lincoln, 1637, 4to.
Page 363 - Simon and Jude's Eve. — I went into my upper study to see some manuscripts which I was sending to Oxford. In that study hung my picture taken by the life ; and coming in, I found it fallen down upon the face, and lying on the floor, the string being broken by which it was hanged against the wall. I am almost every day threatened with my ruin in parliament. God grant this be no omen ! "Dec.
Page 231 - Scotland, or what was done there, that when the whole nation was solicitous to know what passed weekly in Germany and Poland, and all other parts of Europe, no man ever inquired what was doing in Scotland, nor had that kingdom a place or mention in one page of any gazette...

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