Lectures on the Present Position of Catholics in England: Addressed to the Brothers of the Oratory

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Burns & Lambert, 1851 - 388 pàgines

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Pàgina 369 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Pàgina 273 - I do not like thee, Dr Fell. The reason why I cannot tell, But this I know, I know full well, I do not like thee, Dr Fell.
Pàgina 372 - For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
Pàgina 76 - I will put enmities between thee and the woman, and thy seed and her seed: she shall crush thy head, and thou shalt lie in wait for her heel.
Pàgina 13 - So that laity and clergy, learned and unlearned, all ages, sects, and degrees of men, women, and children of whole Christendom — an horrible and most dreadful thing to think — have been at once drowned in abominable idolatry, of all other vices most detested of God, and most damnable to man ; and that by the space of eight hundred years and more...
Pàgina 31 - Fortescue, in the name of his brethren, declared, " that they ought not to make answer [ 164 ] " to that question : for it hath not been used aforetime that " the justices should in any wise determine the privileges " of the high court of parliament. For it is so high and " mighty in its nature, that it may make law : and that " which is law, it may make no law : and the determination " and knowledge of that privilege belongs to the lords of " parliament, and not to the justices.
Pàgina 257 - The capital and the whole nation went mad with hatred and fear. The penal laws, which had begun to lose something of their edge, were sharpened anew. Everywhere justices were busied in searching houses and seizing papers. All the gaols were filled with Papists. London had the aspect of a city in a state of siege. The trainbands were under arms all night. Preparations were made for barricading the great thoroughfares.
Pàgina 95 - We see here a large and ample description of a good Christian, in which there is not the least mention of the love of God, resignation to his will, obedience to his laws, or of justice, benevolence, and charity towards men.
Pàgina 32 - And her successor, King James the first, who had imbibed high notions of the divinity of regal sway, more than once laid it down in his speeches, that, " as it is atheism and blasphemy " in a creature to dispute what the Deity may do, so it " is presumption and sedition in a subject to dispute what " a king may do in the height of his power : good " Christians," he adds, " will be content with God's will, " revealed in his word ; and good subjects will rest in the " king's will, revealed in his law...
Pàgina 257 - Patrols marched up and down the streets. Cannon were planted round Whitehall. No citizen thought himself safe unless he carried under his coat a small flail loaded with lead to brain the Popish assassins.

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