Bell's Edition Volume 35-36

Bell's Edition Volume 35-36

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1784 edition. Excerpt: ...not piety be made, 395 As Well as equity, a trade, And men get money fey devotion, As well as making of a motion? B' allow'd to pray upon conditions, As well as suitors iii petitions? 3CI And in a congregation pray, No less than Chancery, for pay t A Teacher's doctrine, and his proof, Is all his province, and enough j But is no more concern'd i- use, $c$ Than shoemakers to wear all Ifeoes, The sob'rest saints arc more stiff-necked Than th' hottest-headed of the wicked. H Y Po cR 1 s r w ill fcrve as well To propagate a church as geal; 3 1$ As persecution and promotion Do equally advance devotion: So round white stones will serve, they sav, As well as eggs- to make hem lay The greatest saints and sinners have beea madfe 35 Of proselytes of one anther's trade. Your wife and cautkms conAEcteaces Arc free to take what coaffe they please; Have plenary indulgence to dispose, At pleasure of the strictest vows, 32&O And challenge Heav'n, they made 'em to, To vouch and witness what they do; And when they prove averse and loath, Yet for convenience take an oath $ Not only can dispense, but make it 325 A greater sin to keep than take it; Can bind and loose all sorts of fin, And only keeps the keys within; Has no superiour to control, But what itself sets o'er the foul; 330 And when it is enjoin'd t obey, Is but confin'd, and keeps the key; Can walk invisible, and where, And when, and how, it will appear, Can turn itself into disguises 33$ Of all forts, for all forts of vices; Can transubstantiate, metamorphose, And charm whole herds of beasts, like Orpheus; Make woods, and tenements, and lands, Obey and follow its commands, 34O And settle on a new freehold, As Marcly-hili remov'd of old; Make mountains move with greater force Than faith, to..show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236659767
  • 9781236659767