Memorials: With Matters Relating to the Promulgation of the Bible

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Samuel Bagster, 1838 - Bible - 260 pages

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Page 23 - Tables for Land Valuers. THE LAND VALUER'S BEST ASSISTANT: being Tables, on a very much improved Plan, for Calculating the Value of Estates.
Page 77 - Grace, if you can, a license that the same may be sold and read of every person, without danger of any act, proclamation, or ordinance heretofore granted to the contrary, until such time that we the bishops shall set forth a better translation, which I think will not be till a day after doomsday d.
Page 106 - It was wonderful to see with what. joy this book of God was received not only among the learneder sort and those that were noted for lovers of the reformation, but generally all England over among all the vulgar and common people; and with what greediness God's word was read and what resort to places where the reading of it was.
Page 119 - ... with him discretion, honest intent, charity, reverence, and quiet behaviour ; that there should no such number meet together there as to make a multitude ; that no such exposition be made thereupon but what is declared in the book itself; that it be not read with noise in time of divine service...
Page 38 - Out of this sprung the noise of the new Bible; and out of that is the great seeking for English books at all printers and bookbinders in Antwerp, and for an English priest that should print.
Page 41 - I marvel what my lord of Canterbury meaneth, that thus abuseth the people, in giving them liberty to read the Scriptures, which doth nothing else but infect them with heresy. I have bestowed never an hour upon my portion, nor never \vilL And therefore my lord shall have his book again, for I will never be guilty of bringing the simple people into error.
Page 119 - ... one Bible at the least set at liberty so that every man might freely come to it and read therein such things as should be for his consolation, many of this wicked generation, as well priests as other their faithful adherents would pluck it either into the quire or else into some pew where poor men durst not presume to come. Yea, there is no small number of churches that hath no Bible at all.
Page 214 - Apocripha The bokes and treatises which " amonge the fathers of olde are not rekened to be of like authorite with " the other bokes of the byble, nether are they foude in the Canon of
Page 55 - Douche inter" preters : whom (because of theyr syngular gyftes " 5 speciall diligence in the Bible) I haue ben " the more glad to folowe for the most parte, ac" cordynge as I was requyred. But to saye the " trueth before God, it was nether my laboure ner " desyre, to haue this worke put in my hande : neuer
Page 16 - ... peremptory term, under pain of excommunication, and incurring the suspicion of heresy, they do bring in, and really deliver unto our vicar-general, all and singular such books as contain the translation of the New Testament in the English tongue ; and that...

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