Extraordinary black book. By the original editor

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Page 2 - The various modes of worship, which prevailed in the Roman world, were all considered by the people, as equally true; by the philosopher, as equally false; and by the magistrate, as equally useful.
Page 68 - Thou shalt not make to thyself any graven image, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worship them...
Page 68 - ... renounce the devil and all his works, and constantly believe God's holy word, and obediently keep his commandments. I demand therefore, DOST thou, in the name of this child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow nor be led by them ? Answ.
Page 69 - RECEIVE the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Page 69 - OUR Lord Jesus Christ, who hath left power to his Church to absolve all sinners who truly repent and believe in him, of his great mercy forgive thee thine offences : And by his authority committed to me, I absolve thee from all thy sins, in the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
Page 139 - Our palaces are vast inhospitable halls. There the bleak winds, there " Boreas and Eurus, and Caurus, and Argestes loud" howling through the vacant lobbies, and clattering the doors of deserted guard-rooms, appal the imagination, and conjure up the grim spectres of departed tyrants, the Saxon, the Norman, and the Dane, the stern EDWARDS, and fierce HENRIES, who stalk from desolation to desolation, through the dreary vacuity and melancholy succession of chill and comfortless chambers.
Page 69 - The Body and Blood of Christ, which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Page 208 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 68 - Christ, and of the benefits which we receive thereby. Question. What is the outward part or sign of the Lord's Supper ? Answer. Bread and Wine, which the Lord hath commanded to be received. Question. What is the inward part or thing signified ? Answer.
Page 238 - ... shall be understood to include several matters as well as one matter, and several persons as well as one person, and females as well as males, and bodies corporate as well as individuals, unless it be otherwise specially provided, or there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...

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