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Pagina 361 - Transubstantiation (or the change of the substance of bread and wine) in the Supper of the Lord, cannot be proved by holy writ ; but is repugnant to the plain words of Scripture, overthroweth the nature of a Sacrament, and hath given occasion to many superstitions.
Pagina 412 - And he went out and followed him ; and wist not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.
Pagina 361 - For the sacramental bread and wine remain still in their very natural substances, and therefore may not be adored (for that were idolatry, to be abhorred of all faithful Christians...
Pagina 361 - We are not worthy fo much as to gather up the crumbs under thy Table. But Thou art the fame Lord, whofe property is always to have mercy: Grant us therefore gracious Lord fo to eat the Flefh of thy dear Son Jefus Chrift, and to drink his Blood, that our finful bodies may be made clean by his Body, and our fouls wafhed through his moft precious Blood, and that we may evermore dwell in Him, and He in us. Amen.
Pagina 74 - ... upon it at great length and with the greatest strength of argument and earnestness of persuasion: and he had such success on this important point, that few, if any, of his pupils, whatever contrary prejudices they might bring along with them, ever left him without favourable notions of that side of the question which he espoused and...
Pagina 44 - Whale, who is viviparous ; and by the largest land animals, of which the elephant is said to go near two years with young, all induce us to conclude, from analogy, that this creature is not numerous; which coincides with a...
Pagina 262 - Remember, O my friends, the laws, the rights, The generous plan of power deliver'd down, From age to age, by your renown'd forefathers, (So dearly bought, the price of so much blood) O let it never perish in your hands ! But piously transmit it to your children.
Pagina 484 - ... of God ! or could I change the scene, and unbar the iron gates of hell, and carry you, through solid darkness, to ' the fire that never goes out...
Pagina 35 - ... seasons of the year, by two in the morning. How conscientious he was in the discharge of the public parts of his office, we have many examples. No man could persuade more forcibly ; no man could exert, on proper occasions, a more commanding severity. The wicked, in whatever station, he rebuked with censorian dignity ; and awed vice more than the penal laws.
Pagina 356 - He was a lover of company, and a man of much humour and * pleafantry, exceeding facetious and of vaft natural parts. He had no letters, he could only read and write, but had a great regard for learning, and was at much pains to introduce it into the country. He rofe early: the morning he gave to bufinefs, till ten or eleven o'clock at fartheft; all the reft of the day, and a' great part of the night to diverfipn and pleafure.

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