Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the First Volume, and Notes by the Earls of Dartmouth and Hardwicke, and Speaker Onslow, Hitherto Unpublished, Volum 6

Clarendon Press, 1823

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Side 231 - Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
Side 231 - The face of the Lord is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
Side 231 - Come, ye children, hearken unto me : I will teach you the fear of the LORD. What man is he that desireth life: and loveth many days, that he may see good ? Keep thy tongue from evil : and thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good : seek peace, and pursue it.
Side 322 - ... example of living, which they are not inclined to follow. His indifference for preferment, his contempt not only of splendour, but of all unnecessary plenty, his degrading himself into the lowest and most painful duties of his calling, are such unprelatical qualities, that, let him be never so orthodox in other things, in these he must be a dissenter.
Side 340 - truth ; or the true state of the primitive church, by an " humble moderator,
Side 230 - I was for some years deeply immersed in these, but still with hopes of reforming the world, and of making mankind wiser and better : but I have found, that which is crooked cannot be made straight.
Side 340 - A vindication of the authority, constitution, and laws of the church and state of Scotland : in four conferences, wherein the answer to the dialogues betwixt the conformist and the nonconformist is examined.
Side 30 - He complained of his wife, who, he said, acted strangely, but there was no help for that, and a man must bear with a good deal, to be quiet at home. He spoke very severely of the duke of Argyle, who was never to be satisfied or obliged : and told me, however the world went, I should come off well ; for I had many friends and few enemies, and he did not despair of laughing heartily with me one day at all these hurlyburlies.
Side 89 - That 590 prince's character was so justly high, that all people for some weeks pressed about the places where he was to be seen, to look on him ; I had the honour to be admitted, at several times, to much discourse with him : his character is so universally known, that I will say nothing of him, but from what appeared to myself.