The Rise and Progress of Nonconformity in Bolton: An Historical Sketch of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters, Assembling First in Deansgate, and Afterwards in Bank Street, in Four Lectures, Delivered at the Close of the Year 1853
E.T. Whitfield, 1854 - 116 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 14 - ... bowers to lay me down; To husband out life's taper at the close, And keep the flame from wasting by repose; I still had hopes — for pride attends us still — Amidst the swains to show my...
الصفحة 31 - subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the penalties of
الصفحة 72 - I NEVER cast a flower away, The gift of one who cared for me — A little flower — a faded flower — But it was done reluctantly. I never looked a last adieu To things familiar, but my heart Shrank with a feeling almost pain, Even from their lifelessness to part. I never spoke the word
الصفحة 100 - A Dean and Prebendary Had once a new vagary, And were at doubtful strife, sir, Who led the better life, sir, And was the better man, And was the better man. The Dean he said that truly, Since Bluff was so unruly, He'd prove it to his face, sir, That he had the most grace, sir, And so the fight began, etc.
الصفحة 86 - Christians ; to which is prefixed, a treatise of reformation without tarrying for any ; and of the wickedness of those preachers ivho will not reform themselves and their charge, because they will tarry till the magistrate command and compel them.
الصفحة 101 - twas no wonder, Since gods the dean had three, sir, And more by two than he, sir : For he had got but one, &c. Now while these two were raging, And in dispute engaging, The Master of the CHARTER, Said both had caught a tartar , For gods, sir, there were none, &c.
الصفحة 95 - In all which having declared himself, professed his willingness, and promised his endeavours, by the help of God; the minister likewise shall demand of the people concerning their willingness to receive and acknowledge him as the minister of Christ ; and to obey and submit unto him, as having rule over them in the Lord ; and to maintain, encourage, and assist him in all the parts of his office.