The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

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H. Hooker, 1845
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Page 345 - I beseech you, brethren," saith he, " mark them which cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned, and avoid them ; for they that are such, serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the
Page 34 - thy king; where is any other that may save in all thy cities, and thy judges of whom thou saidst, Give me a king, and princes ? I gave thee a king in mine anger, and took him away in my wrath." And Gideon, that warlike judge, that was greater than a king ;
Page 43 - Do that which is good and thou shalt have praise of the same : for he is the minister of God to thee for good. He beareth not the sword in vain ; for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doth evil." What honest man would not willingly submit to such a magistracy as is here described
Page 164 - Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought, that the gift of God may be purchased with money ; thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter.
Page 151 - his ministers therefore cannot thence have tithes. And where the Lord hath so ordained, we may find easily in more than one evangelist : Luke x. 7, 8, " In the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give : for the labourer is worthy of his hire, &c. And into whatsoever city you enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you.
Page 345 - ye have learned, and avoid them ; for they that are such, serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the heart of the simple,
Page 178 - I doubt not but all ingenuous and knowing men will easily agree with me, that a free commonwealth without single person or house of lords is by far the best government, if it can be had ; but we have all this while, say they, been expecting it, and cannot yet attain it. It is true indeed,
Page 42 - human ordinances. And Hosea, in the 8th chapter of his prophecy, " they have set up kings, but not by me ; they have made princes, and I knew it not." For in the commonwealth of the Hebrews, wh'ere upon matters of great and weighty importance, they could have access to God himself, and consult with him, they could not choose a king themselves
Page 199 - the earth look now, and tell What land, what seat of rest thou bid'st me seek, What certain seat, where I may worship thee For aye, with temples vow'd, and virgin choirs. To whom sleeping before the altar, Diana in a vision that night thus answered,

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