The Oxford Reformers: John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1869 - 551 pages

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Page 234 - Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.
Page 69 - And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation ; to wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them, and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.
Page 248 - A man that is an heretic after the first and second admonition reject ; Knowing that he that is such is subverted, and sinneth, being condemned of himself.
Page 35 - I am ready not only to be bound, but also to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.
Page 405 - Moses, even over those who had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression.
Page 137 - Wales, and brought up from a child in the university of Oxford, where he, by long continuance, grew up, and increased as well in the knowledge of tongues and other liberal arts as especially in the knowledge of the scriptures, whereunto his mind was singularly addicted...
Page 66 - made himself of no reputation, ' " and took upon him the form of a sen-ant," and ' " himself likewise took part of the same " flesh and ' blood that is, human nature " that through death ' " he might destroy him that had the power of death, ' " that is, the devil ; and deliver them who through ' " fear of death were all their lifetime subject to '
Page 327 - I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plough, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with these stories the tedium of his journey.
Page 316 - In very deed, my dear Erasmus, there is great harm [in pointing out discrepancies between the Greek and Latin copies]. Because, about this matter of the integrity of the Holy Scriptures many will dispute, many will doubt, if they learn that even one jot or tittle in them is false, . . . and then will come to pass what Augustine described to Jerome: ' If any error should be admitted to have crept into the Holy Scriptures, what authority would be left to them.
Page 149 - Lily; the first being as you know the director of my life in your absence ; the second, the master of my studies, the third, my most dear companion. Farewell, and see you love me as you have done hitherto. London, 21. October.

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