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of Bucer, that he provoked the good, mild | that Charpentier was paid by the French man to write thus to him, “ Judicas prout court for writing its apology. amas, vel odisti; amas autem vel odisti, 212. Grotius induced to palliate Popery prout libet :' that his judgement was go by his learning, “having traced some of the verned by his passions of love and hatred, originally innocent observances of the Roand these by his lust. And for his bitter mish church up to the purest ages," and speeches Bucer gave him the title of a fra- | because he saw it assuming a milder aspect, tricide.”Bishop Womack.

and supported by such moderate reformers 203. It was common for a church, i. e. of it as Thuanus, Cassander, &c. That milder a congregation, to educate a promising aspect it did not long continue to affect. young man for their pastor. But whether | 292. this were done in the English Church I know 216-17. His foresight of the Puritans' not. It is the Hugonot church of Bour- views and the danger in Scotland. deaux which is spoken of, as thus doing in

221. The Cameronists confess the intemthe case of Cameron what was very com- perance of the early Hugonots. They mon at that period, and worthy to be more carried into Holland a species of Armigenerally adopted in modern times."— It nianism. cannot be done by congregations who have 234. Certain dogmas maintained by the not the patronage in their own disposal. Calvinists not on a belief of their truth, but

205. James a friend, but not patron of as supports to other dogmas which could Cameron.

not be maintained without them. C. lost his life for opposing the seditious 249. Gustavus's success laid the foundaHugonots.

tions of the Prussian monarchy. 206-7. Political character of Calvinism.- 254. The castle of Gutsein. Offence Conditional obedience the only trace of con- given by a wrongful decision concerning ditionality which is to be found throughout it by the Elector-Palatine King, upon which their fatal system.

the ejected sister blew it up, and the officer 207. The preachers stirred up civil wars of justice in it which came to put the Calin France.

vinist sister in possession. 208. Knight's sermon, and Paræus's book 255. Political ambition of the Calvinists. burnt. 1622.

256. Prophecies connected therewith. 209. Grotius's foresight that no empire 262. Jurien. would be safe any longer than while those 261. Comenius invited by the Parliament, who held such principles were destitute of 1641, to assist in the reformation of the power.

public schools of this kingdom. 210. Here is the opinion of a French 268. Owen's atrocious language concernProtestant Charpentier that the massacre ing Ireton. was just and necessary, in order to subdue 272-3. Mornay and not Languet said an impious faction, for there were two here to have been the Junius Brutus of the parties among the Protestants, and the tur- Vindiciæ. bulent party provoked it. I doubt the 303. Hammond's sermon, 1643, upon the Protestantism of such an apologist. I be- fashion of swearing at the court and in the lieve the peaceable part would not have army. escaped persecution : but I believe also, 304. One (?) who maintained that God that nothing but the violence and crimes had hidden from the first Christians the and extravagance of the Reformers pre- liberty of resisting superiors, as part of his vented the perfect triumph of the Refor- counsel to bring Antichrist into the world; mation.

but that he had now manifested it to his - Upon referring to Thuanus it appears people as a means of casting Antichrist out.

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305. That Christ died for the sins of all 382. With whom lay the guilt of the mankind, was declared by the ministers of King's death,—this is well put by SalmaChrist within the province of London, fifty- sius. 385. two Presbyterian ministers, to wit, 1648, to 387. Proofs that the Presbyterian preachbe an abominable error, a damnable heresy, ers had their full share in instigating the and a horrid blasphemy.

King's death. 307. James's error in supporting the Cal- 392-3. Incendiary language of the two vinists at Dort, and his strange concession Du Moulins. to C. Perrin concerning resistance to kings 395. Respect paid to antiquity by the in matters contrary to God's word.

English Church. 329. Beal's dying words,-I BELIEVE THE 401. Assembly of Divines their lives RESURRECTION—a fine example of a double written lately by James Reid, who regrets meaning, and of the religious feeling of the that the Covenant is no longer in operaloyalists.

tion ! 333. More ministers deprived in three 403. Featley. 404. His reward for going years by the Presbyterians than in Mary's with the reforming party. 460. reign, or than had been suspended by all 406. Nye's exhortations to blood. the bishops from the first year of Eliza- 407. Havoc in the cathedral at Norwich. beth!

409. Say and Pym charged with enrich334. Servility of ministers who depend on ing themselves, &c. their patrons and their flocks-well stated 412. Calamy's sermon on Christmas Day. both by Heylyn and Nichols.

415. Hammond on toleration. 336. Prince Rupert fighting against those 452. The Covenant. Calvinists on whom his father depended for Cromwell's impulses. success in his schemes of ambition.

458. The preachers called upon to add to 350. Nye's opinion of Marshall and his their faith virtue, “or military valour, as motives.

the word generally denotes in Homer," says 359. A good view of the miseries and Mr. Reid. Mr. R. is this what it denotes consequences of this rebellion.

in St. Paul ? 362. Judge Jenkins—his testimony that 469. Twisse left in poverty, being too old Charles always required his council to in- to help himself. form him if the suits preferred to him were 499. The troubles (humanly) foreseen agreeable to the laws, and not inconvenient by Mede, Ferrar, Herbert and Jackson, to his people, before he would pass them. who were all mercifully taken from the

376. Nichols well says that the consti- wrath that was to come. tution, even at its deepest depression in 501. Mede held it unlawful to pull down Charles's days “ contained within itself co- churches. He would have had the ground pious materials for self-restoration; and the always remain holy. course pursued by the Calvinistic malcon- 502-3. Desire of making our church aptents was not that which the laws suggested pear attractive to the Catholics. 532. for the redress of grievances."

504. Jeremy Taylor lineally descended Vol. 2, p. 378. Jenkins's declaration from the martyr Rowland Taylor. against abuses. This excellent man's writ- 520. A scheme for making Thursday the ings ought to be collected.

Sabbath. 380. Meric Casaubon's excellent conduct 521. The Eucharist. J. Mede. when required by Cromwell to write the 532. Bishop Andrews. James, however, history of the war.

had no such bias as is here imputed to 381. Owen. 384-9. 416. The Quaker him. women. 506. 654.

562. Burnet's declaration that resistance

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on account of religion is unlawful. 607. The 794. Sanderson. Our church the true Arminian doctrine.

mean between the extremes of Popery and 564: Gerard Brandt's wise doctrine on Presbyterianism, which meet. this question.

795. Latitudinarians. 575. Laud's tolerance. 655.

812. Wesley the elder, his history shows 599. Grotius discouraged from coming to how the same man was thought Whig and England. 634.

Tory. 606. French Protestants acknowledge the 814. His own account of seeing James at Commonwealth.

Magdalen“ lifting up his lean arm.” 607. The Parliament prayed for in the Dutch pulpits.

612. Grotius thought that a war for the Palatinate vigorously pursued would have

Scotland. operated as a safety valve and prevented 1639. “ONE Mary Michelton who for the rebellion.

several years had been distracted by cer613. The Elector Palatine obtained at tain fits, was reported to be inspired; in the treaty of Westphalia no more than had which fits thousands resorted to her; she been refused when offered through Charles's extolled the covenant, and made bitter inambassador many years before.

vectives against the opposers of it. Rol626. Richelieu's notion of becoming Pa- lock, her favourite, and as was supposed, triarch of France.

her tutor, being desired to pray with her, 635. Selden and Ship Money.

answered he durst not do it, it being no 683. Laud's Arminianism the cause of his good manners for him to speak while his unpopularity.

master was speaking in her; when as by 686. Graduation of Calvinism.

observation of the most intelligent, it apThe tendency to invent new forms of peared confederacy, and that she was not worship.

entranced; for in her pretended raptures 694. Great number of Roman Catholics she would make pertinent answers; and all in Holland.

she spake was in favour of the covenant, 699. Jesuit sowing schism.

that theirs was from heaven, but that that 700. Dr. Weston's knowledge of the Gun- commanded by his majesty from Satan, and powder Plot.

that all its adherents should be confounded." 730. Hammond's denial that any Papist -Nalson, vol. 1, p. 93. was ever in this country put to death by the laws for his religion.

733. Effect of the rebellion in strength- TREATY, 1639. ening the Papists.

“ Here by the way the reader shall ob734. Views of Grotius for the Protestant serve a neat piece of presbyterian hypo

crisy in Alexander Henderson, the minister 735. Queen of Bohemia.

of Edinburgh, the most rigid of the faction, 742. Mede upon silencing Nonconformist and the main engine by whom the coveministers.

nanting lords wound up the mobile and 753. Vossius shrunk from his duty toward clergy to those heights. For it had been Laud, his friend and benefactor.

by him and his party made a great crime 772. State of religion in Scandinavia, not in the bishops and clergy to meddle in brought about without great difficulty, and secular and civil affairs; and this opinion some severity also.

was universally propagated through the 773. Laud and Cromwell compared in whole party, and stifly maintained by them point of toleration.

to this day. Yet to see the admirable




vol. 2, p.

effects of presbytery, this very man thrusts Laud's opinion that Traquair was treahimself into the heat of war, marches and cherous, and why the introduction of the encamps with an army, treats and advises Liturgy had failed so dangerously.-Ibid. as a commissioner, and to his eternal re

264. proach gives a testimony of hypocrisy against himself and all the associates of his opinion, signing this treaty, which was

Ireland. purely civil, with his own hand.”—Ibid.

THE barbarism of the soldiers to the vol. 1, p. 241.

Irish was such, that I have heard a relation of my own, who was a captain in that ser

vice, relate, that no manner of compassion A DISCUSSION between Owen and some

or discrimination was shewed either to age of the Scotch ministers at Glasgow, in

or sex, but that the little children were Cromwell's presence.

“ Hugh Binning is

promiscuously sufferers with the guilty; said to have managed the dispute that he

and that if any who had some grains of nonplused Cromwell's ministers, which led

compassion reprehended the soldiers for Oliver to ask, after the meeting was over this unchristian inhumanity, they would who that learned and bold young man was.

scoffingly reply, why? nits will be lice, Being told his name was Binning, he hath

and so would dispatch them.”—Nalson, bound well indeed, said he, but (laying hand

vol. 2, p. 7. on his sword) this will loose all again.”ORME's Life of Owen, p. 127. Biographia Scoticana, quoted, p. 167.

“There is extant in the Paper Office, a petition from Ireland to reverse an order of the Council Board, (in Strafford's time)

forbidding them to plough with their horses 1638. FIRST commotion. “It is more

tyed only to one another's tails, and to use dangerous,” says STRAFFORD, writing to

the English way of traces, for their more Northumberland,“ because it falls upon us

commodious performing the service of their unexpected, which hath been in a great

tillage."-Ibid. p. 39. . part occasioned by that unhappy principle of state practised as well by his majesty as by his blessed father, of keeping secret

“It was confidently averred to the Irish and distinct all the affairs and constitution that Sir John Clotworthy did in the House of that crown from the privity and know

of Commons declare in a speech, that the ledge of the council of England, insomuch

conversion of the Papists in Ireland was as no man was intrusted, or knew anything, only to be effected by the Bible in one but those of their own nation, which was

hand, and the sword in the other. And I in effect to continue them two kingdoms have been told by a person of honour and still, and to put themselves with confidence worth, that Mr. Pym gave out that they upon the faith of his ministers and subjects would not leave a priest in Ireland.” — there, where they might have had the eyes Ibid. p. 536. of their English to have watched over them, in timely prevention of all which might grow to the disquiet of the public “State of the army when Wentworth peace, or prejudice of their own private was appointed :—2000 foot, 400 horse, all affairs, or rights of that crown."—STRAF- divided into companies of fifties; yet as FORD's Letters, vol. 2, p. 190.

they are, they give countenance unto justice itself, and are the only comfort that

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the poor English undertakers live by; and recovery of the weakness, I am wholly of at this hour the king's revenues are not your lordship's belief that the physicians timely brought in but by force of soldiers." that must cure it are on this side the sea ;

LORD WILMOT. STRAFFORD's Letters, and further that the fees allowed in those vol. 1, p. 61.

parts are not large enough to tempt them

And to force them in such a case, I “Your lordship may believe me out of

can never hold it fit; for such a work will long experience, I have found these people

never be mastered by unwilling hands.”— to be a nation as ready to take the bit in

Ibid. vol. 1, p. 124. their teeth upon all advantages as any people living, although they pay for it, as many times they have done before, with all that they are worth.”—Ibid.

State of the Pope's kingdom in Ireland, warmly expressed by Bedell.—Ibid. vol. 1,

p. 147.

1631. “CERTAIN intelligence of attempts

Here too is foresight of the massacre. intended by the Turks (Barbary or Morocco Moors) against the western coast of Munster. From Baltimore, a weak English

“ Nor can I answer what became of the corporation on the coast there, they had primate and the rest of the bishops while carried off above 100 English inhabitants the poor inferior clergy were thus opthe preceding summer. And the revenue pressed, more than this, that I ever thought could not by possibility afford to keep more it was not in their power to help it. But if than two pinnaces for the guard of the any of them be as bad for oppression of the coasts.”—Ibid. vol. 1, p. 68.

Church as any layman, that I am sure is unanswerable; and if it appears so to you,

great pity it is but some one or other of TRANSPLANTING septs who had no real the chief offenders should be made a public property.—Ibid. vol. 1, p. 69.

example, and turned out of his bishopric. And I believe such a course once held,

would do more good in Ireland than any “I FIND them in this place,” says Went. thing that hath been there this forty years." WORTH,“ a company of men the most intent -Laud to Strafford. Ibid. vol. 1, p. 156. upon their own ends that ever I met with.” -Ibid. vol. 1, p. 96.

“ IRELAND in my memory was so re

plenished with fair hobbies, that they fur1633. WEXFORD, once the most reformed nished England and other countries, and part of the kingdom, had been Romanized were everywhere much esteemed. Now we by the priests.—Ibid. vol. 1, p. 102.

hear so little of them, that it seemeth the honour of breeding for service hath no more

esteem."-SECRETARY COKE. STRAFFORD'S “ I WHOLLY agree with you," says Laud Letters, vol. 1, p. 158. to Wentworth, “that the wars and their noise stunned the Church; and that since the time of peace it hath scarce thrived any 2nd Jan. 1633. STRAFFORD sends an better than it did in the war, must needs be ingot of silver, of 300 ozs. being the first in part charged upon the weakness and neg- that ever was got in Ireland. ligence of the clergy themselves. For the

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