The Life and Acts of Matthew Parker: The life and acts of Matthew Parker ... Observations upon this archbishop

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Clarendon Press, 1821 - Clergy
 

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Page 71 - ... declare his assent, and subscribe to all the articles of religion, which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 284 - For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh (for the weapons of our warfare are not of the flesh, but mighty before God to the casting down of strong holds) ; casting down imaginations, and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ ; and being in readiness to avenge all disobedience, when your obedience shall be fulfilled.
Page 498 - A great number of them which purchased these superstitious mansions, reserved those library books, some to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soapsellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders; not in small numbers, but at times whole ships full, to the wondering of foreign nations.
Page 136 - speech or deed, to any person or persons, any fond, fantastical or " false prophecy, upon or by the occasion of any arms, fields, beasts, ' ' badges, or such other like things accustomed in arms, cognizances, " or signets, or upon or by reason of any time, year...
Page 443 - ... both for eating and drinking. The daily fragments thereof did suffice to fill the bellies of a great number of poor hungry people that waited at the gate; and so constant and unfailing was this provision at my lord's table, that whosoever came in, either at dinner or supper, being not above the degree of a knight, might here be entertained worthy of his quality, either at the steward's or at the almoner's table.
Page 132 - Governor, that, in all her thoughts, words, and works, she may ever seek thy honour and glory, and study to preserve thy people committed to her charge, in wealth, peace, and godliness : Grant this, O merciful Father, for thy dear Son's sake, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 354 - An act for the uniformity of common prayer and service in the church, and the administration of the sacraments...
Page 443 - In the daily eating, this was the custom : The steward, with the servants that were gentlemen of the better rank, sat down at the tables in the hall on the right hand ; and the almoner, with the clergy and the other servants, sat on the other side ; where there was plenty of all sorts of provision, both for eating and drinking. The daily fragments thereof did suffice to fill the bellies of a great number of poor hungry people that waited at the gate ; and so constant and unfailing was this...
Page 71 - Religion which only concern the confession of the true Christian Faith and the doctrine of the Sacraments.
Page 323 - That how secure soever the nobility were of these Puritans, and countenanced them against the bishops, they themselves might rue it at last. And that all that these men tended towards was to the overthrow of all honourable quality, and the setting afoot a commonwealth, or, as he called it, a popularity.