An Historical Account of My Own Life: With Some Reflections on the Times I Have Lived in (1671-1731)

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R. Colburn and R. Bentley, 1830

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Página 398 - His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Página 233 - The Bible, I say, the Bible only, is the religion of Protestants. Whatsoever else they believe besides it, and the plain, irrefragable, indubitable consequences of it, well may they hold it as a matter of opinion ; but as...
Página 289 - Christ ; who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and the glory of his power, when he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired by all them that believe.
Página 230 - God ; this deifying our own interpretations and tyrannous enforcing them upon others ; this restraining of the word of God from that latitude and generality, and the understandings of men from that liberty wherein Christ and the apostles left them, is and hath been the only fountain of all the schisms of the church, and that which makes them immortal...
Página 310 - It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
Página 66 - ... such a prodigious act of providence, as God hath scarce vouchsafed to any nation, since he led his own chosen people through the Red sea.
Página 232 - I do not understand the doctrine of Luther, or Calvin, or Melancthon ; nor the confession of Augusta, or Geneva, nor the catechism of Heidelberg, nor the articles of the church of England, no nor the harmony of protestant confessions ; but that wherein they all agree, and which they all subscribe with a greater harmony, as a perfect rule of their faith and actions, that is, the Bible. The Bible, I say, the Bible only is the religion of protestants.
Página 220 - He talked in the pulpit with great freedom about another world, like one that had been there, and was come as a sort of an express from thence, to make a report concerning it.
Página 232 - Trent ; so accordingly, on the other side, by the religion of protestants, I do not understand the doctrine of Luther, or Calvin, or Melancthon ; nor the Confession of Augusta, or Geneva, nor the Catechism of Heidelberg, nor the Articles of the church of England, no nor the harmony of protestant confessions ; but that wherein they all agree, and which they all subscribe with a greater harmony, as a perfect rule of their faith and actions ; that is, the Bible. The...
Página 232 - Know then, Sir, that when I say, The RELIGION OF PROTESTANTS is in prudence to be preferred before yours ; as, on the one side I do not understand by your Religion the doctrine of Bellarmine or Baronius, or any other private man amongst you, nor the doctrine of the...

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