Speech on the Strathbogie Case. Revised. to Which Is Added the Speech of W. Liston, on Seconding Dr. Bryce's Motion

Speech on the Strathbogie Case. Revised. to Which Is Added the Speech of W. Liston, on Seconding Dr. Bryce's Motion

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...to depose them from both "offico" and "benefice," may also remain "part and parcel" of the National Church, when Mr Allardice and his friends sit along with them in undisturbed possession of what they would this day wrest from them if they could. They know very well hew to bring about this strange amalgamation. Their secession from the Church will be found "a case of casuistry, on which many great men have been divided!" and they will find it their duty to remain to "testify" within the Church, rather than without it; and if they can satisfy their own consciences, far be it from me to condemn them. their deliverance is confinod to this point. Witheut the remotest reference to the temporalities, their judgmont is, in ten words--"You are bound and astricled to take Mr Young on trials." But, Sir, if the judgment of the House of Lords conducts us to the understanding of the nature of the aotion as entertained there, tho pleadings of the Church herself will enlighten us ns to hers, at least pmdenU lite. She, no doubt, gets a new light after judgment passes against her; hut the whele volume of her pleadings is directed and devoted to shew, that she was not bound by hue to take Mr Young on trials; because, by law, she had affixed a condition not complied with in his case. Is it asserted by any man that this was not the position of the Church in the action lately decided? I appeal to the record. Out of the month of her own Counsel it is confessed. If it is admitted that this was her position in the action, then I demand to know if giving up all claim upon the temporalities be an henest redemption of the pledge given under this position? Let me ask the gentlemen on the other side, if, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123657172X
  • 9781236571724