The Independent Whig: Or, A Defence of Primitive Christianity, and of Our Ecclesiastical Establishment, Against the Exorbitant Claims and Enchroachments of Fanatical and Disaffected Clergymen ..., Volumen3

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J. Peele, 1741
 

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Página 287 - Nay, common Fame is more than ordinarily false, if none of them have found a way to reconcile the Opinions of Rome to the Preferments of England ; and to be so absolutely, directly and cordially Papists, that it is all that Fifteen hundred pounds a year can do to keep them from confessing it.
Página 366 - Then the Lord said unto me: The prophets prophesy lies in my name: I sent them not, neither have I commanded them, neither spoke unto them; they prophesy unto you a false vision and divination, and a thing of naught, and the deceit of their heart.
Página 286 - ... opprobrious epithets ; and, quitting his place, laid violent hands on them in the face of the congregation, and rent their clothes. One Candlemas day, he had lighted up 300 wax candles in honour of Our Lady, three score of which he had placed on and about the altar. He denied the royal supremacy, insisting that the King had no more power over the church than the boy who rubbed his horse's heels...
Página 401 - Irifh, to be brought into England; but before they could get hither, the Scots were in arms for the like oppreffions, and marched into Northumberland, which forcing him to call a parliament:, prevented that defign, and fo that army was difbanded.
Página 201 - Archbishop of Canterbury, proving that his grace cannot be the author of the Letter to an eminent Presbyterian clergyman in Swisserland, in which the present state of Religion in England is blackened and exposed, and the present ministry are misrepresented and traduced,
Página 400 - Cbefter ; by his entering into a Treaty with the Rebels, after he had engaged his Faith to the Parliament to the contrary ; and bringing over many Thoufands of them to fight againft his People.
Página 362 - Between law and violence, between right and tyranny, there is no medium, no more than between juftice and oppreffion. If king Charles had no right to act thus, then his acting thus was tyranny. If he had a right, of what force are laws and oaths ; and where is our conftitution, the boafted rights of Englijhmen and our ancient Magna Charta? Why was his foa king James turned out ? why declared to have forfeited ? And I would afk the admirers and defenders of king Charles I.
Página 215 - One parson is drunken and quarrelsome, but then he bows to the altar and thinks King William is damned. Another cheats everybody and pays nobody, but he drinks to the royal orphan, and cannot abide King George. A third neither preaches nor prays, but he does a more meritorious thing, he constantly and fervently curses the Germans and the Presbyterians.
Página 401 - German horfe, to force his arbitrary taxes; but this matter taking wind, and, being examined by the parliament, orders were fent to countermand them. In the...
Página 365 - Bleffing, and be dutiful and affifting affifting to that Good and Great Prince, who fecures it to us, and claims nothing to himfelf, but what our Parliaments and the known Laws give him ? LET us alfo learn a LefTon from the Behaviour of the Clergy at that Time ; and as they were then...

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