The French Constitution: With Remarks on Some of Its Principal Articles : in which Their Inportance [sic] in a Political, Moral and Religious Point of View, is Illustrated: and the Necessity of a Reformation in Church and State in Great Britain, Enforced

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G.G.J. and J. Robinson ...; W. and A. Lee, Lewes; M. Falkner, Manchester; and S. Woolmer, Exeter, 1792 - Church and state - 501 pages

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Page 116 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 257 - Every other idea, and every other end, that have been mixed with this, as the making of the church an engine, or even an ally, of the state ; converting it into the means of strengthening or...
Page 121 - Whatever each man can separately do, without trespassing upon others, he has a right to do for himself ; and he has a right to a fair portion of all which society, with all its combinations of skill and force, can do in his favour.
Page 121 - If civil society be made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which it is made become his right.
Page 204 - I spoke to a boroughjobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for a secure seat in Parliament; but he laughed at my offer, and said, That there was no such thing as a borough to be had now; for...
Page 433 - For my part, I cannot sufficiently bewail the condition of the reformed Churches, who are come to a period in religion, and will go at present no further than the instruments of their reformation.
Page 433 - This is a misery much to be lamented, for though they were burning and shining lights in their times, yet they penetrated not into the whole counsel of God, but were they now living, would be as willing to embrace further light as that which they first received.
Page 433 - Calvin, they will rather die than embrace it; and the Calvinists, you see, stick fast where they were left by that great man of God, who yet saw not all things.
Page 127 - This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature; being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to man at his creation, when He endued him with the faculty of free will.
Page 220 - But this will be highly inconvenient when the public territory is extended to any considerable degree, and the number of citizens, is increased.

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