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"Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the

CATHOLIC FAITH."

Book of Common Prayer.

IN THREE VOLUMES,

VOL. I.

LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

1842.

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CHAPTER II. Description of the beauty and amiability of Cecile and Emily Armitage. - The Hon. Philip Stapylton -his virtues and faults.The Rev. Reginald Armitage - his pure zeal for religion.

-- Conversation of the family party, during which a courtship is supposed to be going on. Naïveté of Emily. The old baronet's love of ancient poetry.—The arrival.

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guide.- Education, and Lord Brougham's original re-marks thereon. - Warm welcome of the Rev. Dr. Hookwell and Lord Temple at Swanbourne Hall.

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CHAPTER IV.

Death of poor Jenny Wray, and her funeral.-Delightful conduct of the Miss Armitages.-Poor Jenny's afflicted mother.-Kindness and fervid instruction of the Rev. Dr. Hookwell.—Conversation of the peasantry on the Clergy.—Dissent.—The wrestling lads, &c.Duties of country gentlemen.

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CHAPTER V.

Interior of Swanbourne Hall ; and most interesting tête-à-tête of the whole party.-Wonderful spread of the Anglo-Catholic tenets. The doctrine of the Apostolical Succession. The Church older than the Scriptures.-Our blessed Lord—the First Bishop.— The visible Church at His departure. First Ordination.Second superior Ordination. -The memorable sentence.-Outward testimony.-Distinction between the Apostles and the Seventy.-Election of Matthias.The Church before Popery.—Bishop and Presbyter.Name of Apostle succeeded by that of Bishop.- Apostolic functions bequeathed, but not the name.-—The ancient Bishops.—The Apostolical Succession one of the easiest articles of faith. - Bishops of London, Mann, Calcutta, New Zealand, &c., how they represent the Apostles.-- Presbyterian offices.- Fine passage from Beveridge-also from Bishop Hall and Hooker. Is an inward call sufficient for the ministry ? What took place after the martyrdom of St. Stephen . 87

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