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latrocinium publico assensu concessum.”- stand ; for there is no man more faithful Ibid. Ep. 273, p. 527.
unto thee than it." -- Ecclesiasticus xxxvü.
13. Motto for the B. of the State. Joel i. 3. “For all things are not profitable for all
men, neither hath every soul pleasure in THERE is a law which says “affectus enim every thing.”—Ibid. 28. tanquam effectus inspicitur."— Bouvet, p. 297.
“For out of the old fields as men saith
Cometh all this new corn fro year to year DIFFERENT effect of Popery on different And out of old books in good faith, ranks, as of Methodism; worsening as it Cometh all this new science than men lere." ascends.
CHAUCER. Assembly of Fowls.
“The knowledge of wickedness is not “ Whom shall he teach knowledge, and wisdom," saith the wise son of Sirach. whom shall he make to understand doeEccl. xix. 22.
trine? them that are weaned from the milk, “I am the mother of fair love and fear, and drawn from the breast.”—Isaiah xxviii. and knowledge, and holy hope.” Ibid. / 9. xxiv. 18.
“In rest shall ye be saved; in quietness “The first man knew her not perfectly, and in confidence shall be your strength." no more shall the last find her out."-Ibid. Ibid. xxx. 15. xxiv. 28.
They that eat me shall yet be hungry, M. Sevigne's opinion of the peasantry in and they that drink me shall yet be thirsty. Bretagne—their natural uprightness. Ile that obeyeth me shall never be confounded, and they that work by me shall “But the only good that grows of passed not do amiss.”—Ibid. xxi. 2.
fear, “I will yet pour out doctrine as prophecy, is to be wise, and ware of like again." and leave it to all ages for ever.”—Ibid. 33.
“Why then should witless man so much Prophecy of the kingdom which is to Isaiah xxv. 7-8. Hosea ii. 14-23.
That nothing is, but that which he hath “ Give me any plague but the plague of
seen."-Ibid. the heart."- Ecclesiasticus xxv. 13.
No persons are made miserable by the
reformed religion ; they are not compelled “ Je trouve que le prix de la plupart des by fear of death to continue in professing choses dépend de l'état où nous sommes
what they disbelieve. quand nous les recevons.”—M. DE SEVIGNE,
Nunneries, &c. tom. 3, p. 112.
“To triumph in a lie, and a lie them“ Pour celui-ci, il n'y a qu'a laisser aller selves have forged, is frontless. Folly often sa plume.”—Ibid. p. 352.
goes beyond her bounds, but Impudence
knows none." —B. JONSON. " The pit wherein Democritus imagined Truth to be buried, was questionless the MULNER, &c. and our martyrs. " Let heart of man.”—Jackson, vol. 1, p. 887. the lying lips be put to silence, which
cruelly, disdainfully, and despitefully speak “And let the counsel of thine own heart against the righteous.”—Ps. xxxi. 20.
“Et sicut aqua extinguet ignem, ita elee- “ JE sai que les grands out pour
maximosyna extinguit peccatum," says Ralph me de laisser passer et de continuër d'agir; Coggeshall, speaking of Cæur de Lion's mais je sai aussi qu'il leur arrive en pludeath.-M. DURAND, Col. An. vol. 5, p. sieurs rencontres que laisser dire les em858.
pêche de faire.”—LA BRUYERE, tom. 2, p.
15. 6. DESINANT Maledicere, malefacta ne noscant sua.” “ Les fautes des sots sont quelquefois si TER. Prol. ad Andriem.
lourdis et si difficiles à prévoir, qu'elles “How canst thou say, I am not polluted,
mettent les sages en défaut, et ne sont utiles I have not gone after Baalim ?-JEREMIAH
qu'à ceux qui les font.”—Ibid. p. 84. ii. 23.
Ps. xxxvi. 7. “Thou, Lord, shalt save Where are thy gods that thou hast made thee ? let them arise if they can save thee
both man and beast.” I wonder nothing
has been deduced from this text in favour in the time of thy trouble.”—Ibid. v. 28.
of the immortality of brutes. JEWEL replied to Cole who said, “I see
“The doctrine of the Church's Infalli. ye write much and read little.” ye so privy to my reading ? Wise men
bility,” says the excellent Jackson, avouch no more than they know. Ye lacked
dermines the very foundation of the Church's shift when ye were driven to write thus."
faith,—those of merit and justification, and WORDSWORTH's Ecc. Biog. vol. 4, p. 69.
the propitiation of the mass unroof the
edifice and deface the walls, leaving nothing VESTED interests.
thereof but altar stones for their idolatrous Resource of spinning taken from old
sacrifices.”—To the Christian Reader.
“ How are
Small traders eaten up by the great. The greedy speculating spirit of our
Settled shopkeepers injured by interlo- trade compared with old frugality, and the pers, and by too much competition. Like hereditary enjoyment of realized wealth as cattle who are starved by overstocking the now exhibited in Holland. pasture.
“But is not this a fear makes virtue vain ? BONNER and Gardiner, or the Guy Foxi- Tears from yon ministring regents of the tes. “And yet, Sir, you complain that sky these men are, as they deserve to be, in the Their right ? plucks from firm-handed Prowords of the prophet, “an execration, and vidence an astonishment, and a curse, and a re- The golden reins of sublunary sway, proach.'"
And gives them to blind chance? If this “L'art de ne rien faire en faisant quel- If Tyranny must lord it o'er the earth, que chose, est de toutes les espèces d'orsi
There's anarchy in heaven.”—Caractacus. veté la plus dangereuse, parce qu'elle paroit la plus excusable." - Entretien sur les
Converts from Popery. Isaian xxix. Romans, p. 106.
18-24.“ And in that day shall the deaf hear This is said of idle reading.
the words of the book; and the eyes of the “Free men by fortune, slaves by free
I Ad Littleton in his Sermons, p. 21, rewill."-Euphues.
fers this text to our Lord's taking away all other sacrifices by the sacrifice of himself.-J. W. W.
It is per
blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of A GOOD passage in Baronius, stating why darkness.
the wise and good among the heathen be—“ They also that erred in spirit shall came converts, vol. 2, p. 256. come to understanding: and they that mur- fectly applicable to Bucer and Beza and mured shall learn doctrine."
those who forsook his own idolatrous church. * For that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not “Let us take care,” says LARDNER, (vol. heard shall they consider."— Ibid. lii. 15. 1, p. 257,) " that by introducing numerous
inferior and intermediate beings and their The Romish system is to be taken from agency, we do not derogate from the Diits authorized records, and its established vine empire and government, as supreme practices. From books which have been
over all causes and things, visible and inexamined and re-examined, revised and visible.” corrected, and finally approved and licensed by Qualifiers, Inquisitors, Provincials, and REVELATION. JACKSON, vol. 1, p. 164. Heads of Orders, not from such books as an Englishman sets forth at his own plea- Time and space. St. Augustine.-Ibid. sure, and for his own purpose. I take it vol. 1, p. 883, vol. 2, p. 20. as it appears in Baronius and Bellarmine, in the Acts of your Saints, in the Annals of OPPORTUNITIES of retirement which the your Religious Orders, in your Church convents afforded.— Ibid. vol. 1, p. 926. Service, not as it is in the British Roman Catholic Church, nor in the Declaration of 152. HEAVEN within us. — Ibid. vol. 2, Kelly, &c. nor in the Evidence of Drs. Doyle, and Co. I take it as it appears and is, at Madrid and Rome, not as it is in Great CONTINGENCY and Providence.-J. Tar. Ormond Street.
LOR, D. p. 13. CONCERNING novel reading, the Abbe F. 105. POLICE. Louis Buonaparte. 3, p. says, “nos voisins sont plus sages que nous." | 80. (Entret. sur les Romans, p. 112.) The English are too wise a people to read such frivolous “ PONTIFICIA potestas est velut cardo, things (see the passage,) and he speaks fundamentum, et ut uno verbo dicam, with great contempt (p. 114) “d'une lec- summa fidei Christianæ."
SKULTENICS, ture, dont le seul agrément est de pouvoir Apol. pro Bellarmino, c. 6. Quoted in dire dans un cercle, qu'on a lû le livre du Featley's Advertisement to Crakanthorp's jour, et de le trouver admirable ou detes. Vigilius Dormitans. table."
“ In Papâ omnem esse potestatem supra POPERY makes infidels, and is the worst omnes potestates, tam cæli quam terræ."— enemy of Christianity. Necessity of ex- | STEPHEN, Archiepisc. Patracensis, in an posing it for this reason, which Baronius oration at the Lateran Council before Leo applies to the exposition of heresies. “Sed X. Quoted in Poole's Nullity of the Romish quorsum, dicat aliquis, quæ profundo per- Faith, p. 118. petuoque fuissent sepeliendæ, silentio, hujuscemodi sordes, suo putore aërem ipsum CRESSY had said in one of his books (the corrumpentes, hinc inde ex industriâ veluti Eromol. I believe) that “no such word as inscopâ collectæ, produntur in lucem ?"- fallibility is to be found in any council. But Vol. 2, p. 69.
in his second edition ("et secundæ cogitati
ones sunt meliores,” says Poole) I find him The real name of Andreas Eudæmon
“ CONCERNING this glorious text of not “ T'ruth, fully and evidently declared, erring, the case is easy, and the issue short. will justify itself against all gainsayers.”If the true church, which can never err, be JACKSON, vol. 2, p. 170. the visible church, then that visible church which often hath erred, and doth still err, “I see not how any man can justify the cannot be the true church."-Jackson, vol. making the way to heaven narrower than 3, p. 841.
Jesus Christ hath made it,-it being already
so narrow that there are few that find it." « "Όπερ είμι τούτο μένω, και δυσφημώμε
-J. Taylor, vol. 7, p. 446. νος και θαυμαζόμενος.”-NAZIANZEN.ι
PERmit me, sir, in my turn, to ask if you “ But in vain they do worship me, teach
have read it, or if your allusion to it is built ing for doctrines the commandments of upon the interpretation given to it by that
foul slanderer James Laing, whom I thank men.”—Matthew, xv. 9. “Every plant which our heavenly Father Sir Egerton Brydges for introducing me to
Every plant which our heavenly Father in one of his erudite volumes, and for desighath not planted shall be rooted up."— nating him as a furious and calumnious bigot. Ibid. 13.
AUSTERITIES.—The man who worshipped
trast him with the stinking saints.
MR. HUSSENBETH, a Romish priest in
Lord Stafford's family, expressing his disBELLARMINE saith, they must go directly approbation of a book of Prayers recently to hell who do not believe in purgatory.- published in France, “ which are nothing De Purgatorio, l. 1, c. 11, SS Hæc sunt. but charms or spells beneath the regards of Quoted in Doctrines and Practice of the
any reasonable person," complains of those Romish Church truly represented, p. 119. who would make " it believed that such ri.
diculous charms are sanctioned by the Ca! I have not been able to verify this passage,
tholic Church. If they were," he adds, “ I, and it certainly does not read right.-J. W.W. as one of her ministers, however unworthy,
should be bound to defend them.”—Nor- | few minutes' ride, as many at a time as the folk Chronicle, Jan. 14, 1826.
coach would hold.
“ Tell me, gentle reader," says Light- The Armenian Bible Christians, comFOOT, vol. 4, p. 59, “ whether doth the Jew monly called Briantes, have female as well Romanize, or the Roman Judaize in his as male itinerants. The female preachers, devotions."
described in the Pulpit, No. 6, p. 91, were
dressed like Quakers. One of them held “ It is a canonical saying which the Son forth fluently, distinctly, with ability, and of Sirach hath to this purpose, 'In every apparent effect upon a not numerous audiwork be of a faithful heart,' (Ecc. xxxii. tory in the fields between the City Road 23.) Or as Drusius, trust thy soul,—but and Islington. She belonged to the London most directly to the author's meaning, be- Circuit, and was No. 11 of the place. lieve with thy soul, for this is the keeping of the commandments." — Jackson, vol. 1, P. Bagot, who was confessor to Louis
XIII. used to say, “ si l'on vous fait entrer
à la Cour par la porte, sauvez-vous par les “ VIOLENT passions, intensive desires, or fenêtres."— Vie de Boudon, p. 39. strong affections, either strain out, or suck in, only so much of the sense of scriptures “ Decem præceptorum custos Carolus," as symbolizeth with themselves, for with written upon Charlemagne's sword. much the same reason that if one string be stiftly bent and another slack, only one doth “ It is a strange thing that, among us, sound, though both be touched.”— Ibid. p. people cannot agree the whole week because 1021.
they go different ways upon Sundays."—
FARQUHAR. Dr. Sayers (vol. 2, p. 73) argues acutely Poor Farquhar probably did not care
a want of miracles would have been which way he went. accounted by the very persons who object to them, and certainly by others, a want of “ An everlasting reproach upon you, and the material part of the evidence for a di. a perpetual shame, which shall not be forvine revelation."
gotten.”—JEREMIAH xxii. 40.
HARTLEY was of opinion that it is im- “ Ceux qui sans nous connoître assez possible to prove all Pagan miracles to be pensent mal de nous, ne nous font pas de false. Sayers, vol. 2, p. 80, differs from tort; ce n'est pas nous qu'ils attaquent, him. Pagan miracles, Baronius, vol. 2, p. c'est le fantôme de leur imagination.”—LA 102-3. Romish ones, Matthew vii. 22-3. BRUYERE, tom. 2, p. 144.
Mrs. Hughes heard Wesley say at a “ Rien ne nous venge mieux des maumeeting where the singing did not please vais jugemens que les hommes font de nôtre him, " There are two ways of performing esprit, de nos mæurs et de nos manières, this devotional exercise, singing and scream- que l'indignité et le mauvais caractère de ing.–Don't scream."
ceux qu'ils approuvent.”—Ibid. p. 146. She lived in the street at Bath where he had his quarters, and observed that he used “ Tue civil magistrates' facility to counto order his carriage every day some half tenance every prating discontent, or forthhour before he wanted it himself, that the putting vocalist in preaching what he list." children of his flock might be indulged in a -Jackson, vol. 1, p. 190.