The General Biographical Dictionary, Volumen 3

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Alexander Chalmers
J. Nichols, 1812

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Página 452 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Página 35 - An Argument, proving, that according to the Covenant of Eternal Life, revealed in the Scriptures, Man may be translated from hence into that Eternal Life, without passing through Death, although the Human Nature of Christ himself could not be thus translated till he had passed through Death ; 1703.
Página 264 - it is my act, my hand, my heart. I beseech your Lordships to be merciful to a broken reed.
Página 203 - I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure and number, even so perfectly, as God made the world ; or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea presently sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways (which I will not name for the honour I bear them) so without measure mis-ordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Página 203 - I must do it, as it were in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectly as God made the world, or else I am so sharply taunted, so cruelly threatened, yea, presently, sometimes with pinches, nips, and bobs, and other ways which I will not name for the honour I bear them, so without measure misordered, that I think myself in hell, till time come that I must go to Mr.
Página 177 - Lord, in all thy mercy, that thine anger and thy fury may be removed from this city, and from thy holy house, for we have sinned. Alleluia.
Página 203 - I am with him. And when I am called from him, I fall on weeping, because whatsoever I do else but learning, is full of grief, trouble, fear, and whole misliking unto me. And thus my book hath been so much my pleasure, and bringeth daily to me more pleasure and more, that in respect of it, all other pleasures, in very deed, be but trifles and troubles unto me.
Página 203 - and tell you a truth which perchance ye will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me is that he sent me so sharp and severe parents and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...
Página 123 - This art of his is used with the most exact and honest skill. He never attempts your passions until he has convinced your reason. All the objections which he can form are laid open and dispersed before he uses the least vehemence in his sermon ; but when he thinks he has your head, he very soon wins your heart; and never pretends to show the beauty of holiness until he hath convinced you of the truth of it.
Página 119 - Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God ? And he said unto them, Ye say that I am.

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