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Page 125 - Sacrament of the Lord's Supper there is not any transubstantiation of the elements of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ, at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever; and that the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary, or any other saint, and the sacrifice of Mass, as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous.
Page 125 - I do solemnly and sincerely, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration, and every part thereof, in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me, as they are commonly understood by Protestants, without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatsoever...
Page 48 - I purpose that which is extraordinary, and to leave myself and successors no power of doing mischief, that the will of one man may not hinder the good of a whole country...
Page 39 - Brought her in Guilty of having the Common fame of a witch but not guilty in manner and forme as Shee stands Indicted.
Page 123 - ... Happiness of Mankind depends so much upon the Enjoying of Liberty of their Consciences as aforesaid. I do hereby solemnly declare, promise and grant, for me. my Heirs and Assigns. That the first Article of this Charter relating to Liberty of Conscience, and every Part and Clause therein, according to the true intent and Meaning thereof, shall be kept and remain, without any Alteration, inviolably for ever.
Page 124 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare, That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm...
Page 19 - I know will ask thee, these words, that my prison shall be my grave, before I will budge a jot; for I owe my conscience to no mortal man ; I have no need to fear ; God will make amends for all.
Page 125 - And shall subscribe a profession of their Christian belief in these words : "I, AB, profess faith in God the Father, and in Jesus Christ, his eternal Son, the true God, and in the Holy Spirit, one God, blessed for evermore; and I do acknowledge the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be given by divine inspiration.