The Present State of the Universities, and of the Five Adjacent Counties of Cambridge, Huntington, Bedford, Buckingham and Oxford, Volume 1

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author, and sold, 1744 - 476 pages
 

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Page 195 - But among many other considerations, from this especially, because that declaration is founded upon such a dispensing power as hath been often declared illegal in parliament, and particularly in the years 1662 and 1672, and in the beginning of your majesty's reign...
Page 330 - I will conform to the liturgy of the church of England, as it is now by law established.
Page 161 - Wicked kings and tyrants ought to be put to death; and if the judges and inferior magistrates will not do their office, the power of the sword devolves to the people. If the major part of the people refuse to exercise this power, then the ministers may excommunicate such a king; after which it is lawful for any of the subjects to kill him, as the people did Athaliah and Jehu Jezebel.
Page 315 - Montgomeryshire, the City of London, and in every city and town being a county of itself...
Page 299 - Cambridge, and for the great zeal and care that the Lords and Commons of this present Parliament have for the maintenance of good and godly literature, and the virtuous education of youth...
Page 328 - I, AB, do solemnly and sincerely, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do believe, that, in the 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...
Page 145 - ... yielded a harvest of extraordinary good and sound knowledge in all parts of learning : and many who were wickedly introduced, applied themselves to the study of...
Page 195 - ... and in the beginning of your Majesty's reign ; and is a matter of so great moment and consequence to the whole nation, both in church and state, that your petitioners cannot, in prudence, honour, or...
Page 145 - ... ill husbandry and unskilful cultivation would have made it fruitful only in ignorance, profanation, atheism and rebellion; but by God's wonderful blessing, the goodness and richness of that soil could not be made barren by all that stupidity and negligence.
Page 367 - Persons of foreign Nations being often employed in the Education and Tuition of Youth, both at home and in their Travels...

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