The Life & Death of the Most Reverend and Learned Father of Our Church Dr. James Usher: Late Arch-Bishop of Armagh, and Primate of All Ireland. Published in a Sermon at His Funeral at the Abby of Westminster, Aprill 17. 1656. And Now Re-viewed with Some Other Enlargements

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E. Tyler, and are to be sold by J. Crook, at the sign of the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1656 - 119 pages

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Page 64 - Love not the world, nor the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Page 84 - Creed alone, giving but the sum of each article ; then next time at thrice ; and afterwards, each time an article, as they might be more able to bear it ; and so proportionably the Ten Commandments, Lord's Prayer, and the doctrine of the Sacraments. The good fruit of which was apparent in the vulgar people upon their approach unto the communion...
Page 84 - Lord's Prayer, and the doctrine of the sacraments, the good fruit of which was apparent in the vulgar people upon their approach unto the communion, when, as by the then order, the names of the receivers were to be given in, so some account was constantly taken of their fitness for it.
Page 63 - we desire, that his gracious majesty will be pleased to reserve to himself the most of those peculiar graces, which of late have been offered, the greatest whereof might much better be spared than granted for the dishonour of God and the king, to the prejudice and impeachment of true religion, and countenance of the contrary ; and what is wanting may be supplied by the country, and I shall exhort all good subjects and sound Christians, to show their forwardness in this behalf.
Page 76 - ... them by yourselves in the parliament, wherein that statute was enacted, will plead their excuse. For there, the lords temporal, and all the commons, do in God's name earnestly require and charge all archbishops and bishops, and other ordinaries, that they shall endeavour themselves to the utmost of their knowledge, that the due and true execution of this statute may be had throughout...
Page 64 - ... foretelling, as he had often done, of judgments for these our inclinations to such permissions and tolerations, that, wherein men might think to be gainers, at the end they would be losers; and applying to the then present times that speech of Jeremiah to Baruch, of God's being about to pluck up what he had planted, and to break down what he had built; and his bidding him not to seek great things for himself.
Page 26 - The education which that College then gave was very eminent. At the first foundation there were but four0 Fellows, and yet the tongues and arts were very exactly taught to all the students, being divided into several classes. Aristotle's text was read in Greek by each tutor to his pupils. Three lectures a day every Fellow read, at each of which there was a disputation upon what had been then read, or the lecture before, and, among other ways, they were ordered to dispute more Socratico. On...
Page 26 - Fellows, and yet the tongues and arts were very exactly taught to all the students, being divided into several classes. Aristotle's text was read in Greek by each tutor to his pupils. Three lectures a day every Fellow read, at each of which there was a disputation upon what had been then read, or the lecture before, and, among other ways, they were ordered to dispute more Socratico. On Saturday, in the afternoon, each tutor read, in Latin, a lecture on divinity to his pupils, and dictated it so deliberately...
Page 25 - January, 1593-4. was so ordered upon design by the governors of it, observing the pregnancy and forwardness of him ; that it might be a future honour to it to have it upon record, in the frontispiece of their admission-book, and so accordingly the first graduate, fellow, proctor, and all other degrees originally from thence.

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