The Life of the Learned and Right Reverend Reynold Pecock, S. T. P., Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, and Chichester, in the Reign of King Henry VI.

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Clarendon Press, 1820 - 235 pages

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Page 154 - Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Page 193 - The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
Page 47 - Scripture to be so unsufficient, as if, except traditions were added, it did not contain all revealed and supernatural truth, which absolutely is necessary for the children of men in this life to know that they may in the next be saved. Others justly condemning this opinion grow likewise unto a dangerous extremity, as if Scripture did not only contain all things in that kind necessary, but all things simply, and in such sort that to do any thing according to any other law were not only unnecessary...
Page 110 - If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness, he is proud, knowing nothing...
Page 4 - For though he could have seen suddenly by miracle the difference between divers colours, yet could he not by the sight so suddenly tell the names of all these colours but if he had known them before, no more than the names of all the men that he should suddenly see.
Page 225 - I haue spoke oft tyme and bi long leiser with the wittiest " and kunnyngist men of thilk seid soort contrarie to the
Page 35 - ... the election was first granted by the king's progenitors upon a certain form and condition, as to demand licence of the king to choose, and after the election to have his royal assent, and not in other manner. Which conditions not being kept, the thing ought by reason to resort to its first nature.
Page 4 - God's glory so showed in the getting of his sight, and exhorting him to meekness, and to none ascribing of any part the worship to himself nor to be proud of the people's praise, which would call him a good and a godly man thereby), at last he looked well upon his eyen, and asked whether he could never see nothing at all in all his life before. And when as well his wife as himself affirmed fastly No, then he looked advisedly upon his eyen again, and said: 'I believe you very well, for methinketh...
Page 141 - ... crept into the church ; at a time when the greater and more necessary articles of faith, and all genuine and rational knowledge of religion, had generally given place to fabulous legends, and romantic stories, fables which, in this respect, only differed from those of the ancient heathen poets, that they were more incredible, and less elegant.
Page 153 - Where two or three are gathered together in the Name of Christ, there He is in the midst of them, and thereby they become a Church ; for they are as a builded house, and the Son within that house.

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