Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship; Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time Volume 9

Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopaedia of Universal Authorship; Selected from the Standard Authors of All Nations and All Time Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...protect no man against it; for you are not above the law, but the law above you. Live therefore, the lives yourselves you would have the people live, and then you have right and boldness to punish the transgressor. Keep u on the square, for God sees you: there ore, do your duty, and be sure you see with your own eyes, and hear with your own ears. Entertain no lurchers, cherish no informers for gain or revenge, use no tricks, fly to no devices to support or cover injustice: but let our hearts be upright before the Lords: trusting in hiin above the contrivanoes of men, and none shall be able to hurt or supplant.--Fruits of a I"u.tIu: r's L008. Wi.r.iAl PENN. TITLES OF HONOR. Robert Barclay, bom at Gordonstown, Manyiihire, Scotland, 1648, died 1690, will always be known by An Apology for the Thu Chrialiari Div'm'l.y, as Ike same il held forth, and preached by the People, Glled, i Scorn, Quake." etc. Original edition ln Latin, London, 1676. Tninslatcd into English (Abeideen, Seotlaud), 1678; often reprinted in London, Pliiladelphia, etc. "A man of eminent gifts and great endowments, expert not only in the language of the leanied, but also well versed in the writings of the ancient Fathers, and other ecclesiastical writers, and furnished with a great understanding, being not only of A sound judgment, but also strong in arguments."--SiiwI.r.: Hiuory of Ute Quakom We aflirm positively, That it is not lawful for Christians either to 've or receive these titles of honor, as our Holiness, Your Majesty, Your Excellency, Your Eminency, etc. First, because these titles are no part of that obedience which is due to magistrates or superiors; neither doth the iving of them add to or diminish from tiat subjection we owe to them, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236990854
  • 9781236990853