The Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, John Bramhall Volume 1
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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... Sam., ni i i i/.!!-v xx. treacherous Shebas, and a pack of bawUng seditious orators, under the vizard and shadow of pure religion, to the extreme scandal of all honest professors, should be able to overturn such an ancient fabric and radicated succession of kingly government. Their But take heed, Sir, how you believe that any engagement 45 trctichcrv of the Presbyterian faction in Scotland proceeded either from conscience, or gratitude, or fidelity, or aimed at the re-settling of his Majesty upon his throne. No, no, their hearts were double, their treaties on their parts were mere treacheries from the beginning. I mean not any of those many loyal patriots, that never bowed their knees to Baaljudg. viii. berith, the God of the Covenant, in that nation; nor yet any The loyal of those serious converts, that no sooner discovered the legercepted demain of a company of canting impostors, but they sought to stop the stream of schism and sedition with the hazard of their own lives and estates; nor even those, whose eyes were So says Buchanan (Rer. Seotic. Hist., lib. xviii., in fin.), reckoning James the First to be the 108th in descent from Fergus, B. C. 330. King Charles the First insists upon the same topic in his speech to the Scotch Parlia ment, Aug.19,1641. (Works of Charles I. p. 391. Lond. 1662.), and Bramhall himself in his Sermon upon the Restoration (Works, p. 954. fol. edit.), Discourse ii. Part Iv. longer held with the spirit of slumber by some stronger spells Discoursk of disciplinarian charmers, but did yet later open their eyes, --and come in to do their duties at the sixth or ninth hour. All these are expunged by me out of this black roll. Let their posterities enjoy the fruit of their respective loyalties; and let their memories.
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