Reflections After Reading or Sketches Biographical, Ecclesiastical and Historical

Reflections After Reading or Sketches Biographical, Ecclesiastical and Historical

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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. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ... his age. On a review of his course, we see little to censure and much to commend. What we most regret is that amidst all his cares for the public, he was not more attentive to his own interest, and that of his family. Since his death, that justice has been done to him which his contemporaries withheld; and posterity have exalted him to high estimation, and invested him with distinguished honour. If he were not the first man of his party, he was certainly the greatest. He must be a Quaker indeed, and one of the straitest sect, who can approve, generally, of the speeches and actions of George Fox; and, whatever be a man's party, he must be blind to excellence, and insensible to merit, who does not admire the virtues and talents, the character and conduct, of William Penn. THE NONCONFORMISTS AND BAXTER. Written After Reading His Auto-biography, And The Life Of Him By Mr. Obme. "Baxter is my particular favourite." Doddridge. "I venerate him as the leader of the noble army of Nonconformist confessors, whose labours and sufferings have secured for them a deathless renown." Orme. "Baxter, with his brethren, was shamefully ejected from the church in 1662, in violation of the royal word, as well as of the clear principles of justice." Wilberforce. Charles the Second ascended the throne of England in auspicious circumstances. Historians ascribe to him a good understanding and a liberal disposition; he had long been tutored in the school of adversity, and he had the example and the sufferings of his father before his eyes for his admonition and warning. From Breda, the place of his exile, he sent over a declaration in which was this promise, "We declare a liberty to tender consciences, and that no man shall be disquieted, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236653106
  • 9781236653109