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Life and Remains of Robert Lee Volume 4 free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1870 Excerpt: ... 145 CHAPTER VI. PAPAL AGGRESSION.--" THOU ART PETER." SMALL LIVINGS. UNIVERSITY TESTS.--RAGGED SCHOOLS. "To all Popes and Popes' advocates, expostulating, lamenting, and accusing, the answer of the world is, --once for all your Popehood has become untrue. No matter how good it was, how good you say it is, we cannot believe it- the light of our whole mind, given us to walk by from heaven above, finds it henceforth a thing unbelievable."--Cablyle, Lectures on Heroes, iv. The Pope's Bull, dividing Protestant England into Komish bishoprics, Cardinal Wiseman's Pastoral from the Flaminian Gate, and last, not least, Lord John Russell's letter to the Bishop of Durham, kindled a roaring fire of anti-Popish zeal all over Britain towards the close of the year 1850. Though Scotland was not to enjoy the blessings of the restored hierarchy, the heat and the tumult of the conflagration raged north of the Tweed as violently as in the south. Pamphlet and petition flew about- and platform, pulpit, and Church Court rang with the war-cry "Papal Aggression." The government sought, feebly, to give expression to the indignant sentiment of the country by the "Ecclesiastical Titles Assumption Act." This piece of legislation was hailed by those who felt themselves aggrieved by the Pope's new invention of titles, as a proper, though, perhaps, inadequate vindication of the rights of the Church and of the Crown. The Presbytery of Edinburgh could not allow VOL. 1. h the opportunity of demonstrating the healthiness of its Protestantism to pass unimproved, and accordingly sent up a petition in favour of Lord John Russell's bill. The resolutions in favour of the bill which the Presbytery adopted on the occasion do not need to be further described when it is mentioned that they were proposed...


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Author : Robert Herbert Story
Publisher : General Books
Data Published : February 2012
ISBN : 9781150149931
EAN : 9781313927147
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 122 pages
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Language : English
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