The Quarterly Review

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William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
John Murray, 1852

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Page 556 - ... of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever; and that the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary or any other saint and the sacrifice of the mass, as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous.
Page 556 - I do hereby disclaim, disavow, and solemnly abjure any intention to subvert the present church establishment, as settled by law within this realm...
Page 151 - I love the sex, and sometimes would reverse The tyrant's wish, " that mankind only had One neck, which he with one fell stroke might pierce : " My wish is quite as wide, but not so bad And much more tender, on the whole, than fierce ; It being (not now, but only while a lad) That womankind had but one rosy mouth, To kiss them all at once from North to South.
Page 455 - ... dependence on God's grace and the aid of the Holy Spirit, for the advancement of His glory, the extension of the Gospel of our Lord and Saviour, and the administration of the affairs of Christ's house, according to His holy Word ; and we...
Page 148 - Parliament; he forgot that he was a tree of the forest, too old, and too great to be transplanted at fifty ; and his seat in the British Parliament is a caution to the friends of union to stay at home, and make the country of their birth the seat of their action.
Page 414 - Strip human life of its connection with a higher scene of existence, and it is the illusion of an instant — an unmeaning farce — a series of visions, and projects, and convulsive efforts, which terminate in nothing.
Page 443 - That it shall be an instruction to Presbyteries, that if, at the moderating in a call to a vacant pastoral charge, the major part of the male heads of families, members of the vacant congregation, and in full communion with the Church, shall disapprove of the person in whose favour the call is proposed to be moderated in, such disapproval shall...
Page 207 - ... when, there was some hope he might have been a prisoner, though his nearest friends, who knew his temper, received small comfort from that imagination. Thus fell that incomparable young man, in the...
Page 443 - Church, that no pastor shall be intruded on any congregation contrary to the will of the people ; and, in order that this principle may be carried into full effect, the General Assembly, with the consent of a majority of the Presbyteries of this Church, do declare, enact, and ordain, That it shall be an instruction to Presbyteries, that if, at the moderating in a call to a vacant pastoral charge, the major part of...
Page 30 - God save him!' no joyful tongue gave him his welcome home : but dust was thrown upon his sacred head; which with such gentle sorrow he shook off, his face still combating with tears and smiles, the badges of his grief and patience, that had not God, for some strong purpose...

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