The Church in Madras; Being the History of the Ecclesiastical and Missionary Action of the East India Company in the Presidency of Madras in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Elder & Company, 1904 - 702 pages
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Page 85 - That we shall, in like manner, without respect of persons, endeavour the extirpation of popery, prelacy — that is, church government by archbishops, bishops, their chancellors and commissaries, deans, deans and chapters, archdeacons, and all other ecclesiastical officers depending on that hierarchy...
Page 123 - India, as aforesaid, shall be obliged to learn, within one year after their arrival, the Portuguese language, and shall apply themselves to learn the native language of the country where they shall reside, the better to enable them to instruct the Gentoos, that shall be the servants or slaves of the same Company, or of their Agents, in the Protestant Religion...
Page 125 - King, fidelity and diligence towards them by whom we are employed, kindness and love towards one another, and sincere charity towards all men; that we, adorning the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour in all things, these Indian nations among whom we dwell, beholding our good works, may be won over...
Page 586 - Be merciful, therefore, unto us, and hear our prayer that we make before thee in this place. As often as we, from henceforth, shall assemble here, let thy Spirit awaken our hearts to seek thy face sincerely, without hypocrisy. As often as we shall hear thy word, let us do it with an unfeigned intention to obey and keep it without exception. As often as thy...