From King to King: The Tragedy of the Puritan Revolution

McClure, Phillips & Company, 1907 - 129 pagina's

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Pagina 62 - As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them. And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Pagina iii - Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
Pagina 112 - All darkness shall be hid in his secret places : a fire not blown shall consume him; it shall go ill with him that is left in his tabernacle.
Pagina 112 - Though his excellency mount up to the heavens, And his head reach unto the clouds ; Yet he shall perish forever like his own dung : They which have seen him shall say,
Pagina 62 - Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
Pagina 65 - In my opinion there is no other way to do it, for no matter how careful the selection of seeds is made, deterioration will take place when the crop is grown under circumstances uncongenial to it. A lifetime spent in the practical study of horticulture, which is close akin to agriculture, has forced me to the conclusion that there is no such thing as acclimation of plants.
Pagina 129 - Thus much I should perhaps have said, though I were sure I should have spoken only to trees and stones; and had none to cry to but with the prophet, "O earth, earth, earth!
Pagina 111 - He hath found indeed that in godliness there is great gain; and that preaching and praying, well managed, will obtain other Kingdoms as well as that of Heaven. His indeed have been pious Arms, for he hath conquered most by those of the Church, by prayers, and tears.
Pagina 12 - Now the executioner being come, to sear him and cut off his ears, Mr. Prynne said these words to him, ' Come, friend, come burn me, cut me, I fear not; I have learned to fear the fire of hell, and not what man can do unto me. Come, sear me, sear me, I shall ' bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus...
Pagina 61 - Beloved, believe not every spirit (says St. John), but try the Spirits whether they be of God: because many false Prophets are gone out into the World*.

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