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Three Essays on the Maintenance of the Church of England As an Established ...
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Page 505 - Who goeth a warfare any time at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not of the fruit thereof ? or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?
Page 377 - ... that part of the said body politic called the spiritualty, " now being usually called the English Church, which " always hath been reputed, and also found of that sort, '•' that both for knowledge, integrity, and sufficiency of " number it hath been always thought, and is also at this hour " sufficient and meet of itself, without the intermeddling " of any exterior person or persons, to declare and determine " all such doubts, and to administer all such offices and duties " as to their rooms...
Page 57 - I, AB, do utterly testify and declare in my conscience, that the queen's highness is the only supreme governor of this realm, and of all other her highness's dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes, as temporal...
Page 475 - Ireland, as therein set forth, to be agreeable to the Word of God ; and in public prayer and administration of the sacraments, I will use the form in the said book prescribed, and none other, except so far as shall be ordered by lawful authority.
Page 140 - It has been the misfortune (not, as these gentlemen think it, the glory) of this age, that everything is to be discussed, as if the constitution of our country were to be always a subject rather of altercation, than enjoyment.
Page 56 - Highness that it may be established and enacted by the authority aforesaid that such jurisdictions, privileges, superiorities and preeminences spiritual and ecclesiastical, as by any spiritual or ecclesiastical power or authority hath heretofore been or may lawfully be exercised or used for the visitation of the ecclesiastical state and persons, and for reformation, order and correction of the same and of all manner of errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, offences, contempts and enormities, shall for...
Page 51 - ... to visit, repress, redress, reform, order, correct, restrain and amend all such errors, heresies, abuses, offences, contempts and enormities, whatsoever they be, which by any manner spiritual authority or jurisdiction ought or may lawfully be reformed...
Page 498 - God's word or of the Sacraments, the which thing the Injunctions also lately set forth by Elizabeth our Queen, do most plainly testify : but that only prerogative which we see to have been given always to all godly princes in holy Scriptures by God himself...
Page 377 - Where by divers sundry old authentic histories and chronicles it is manifestly declared and expressed that this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one Supreme Head and King having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial Crown of the same...
Page 200 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.