Dissenters no Schismaticks. A second letter to Mr R. Burscough, about his Discourse of Schism. Being a reply to his pretended Vindication thereof. By the same hand. [Signed, S. S.]

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Page 122 - They went out from us, but they were not of us ; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have continued with us : but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they were not all of us.
Page 45 - All things are lawful unto me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but I will not be brought under the power of any.
Page 148 - If ye offer the blind for sacrifice, is it not evil ? If ye offer the lame and the sick, is it not evil? Offer it now to thy governor, and see whether he will be pleased with thee, or accept thy person, saith the Lord of hosts,
Page 75 - But we must note, that he which affirmeth speech to be necessary among all men throughout the world, doth not thereby import that all men must necessarily speak one kind of language. Even so the necessity of polity and regiment in all Churches may be held without holding any one certain form to be necessary in them all.
Page ix - As careful mothers and nurses on condition they can get their "children to part with knives, are content to let them play with "rattles, so they permitted ignorant people still to retain some of "their fond and foolish customs that they might remove from them "the most dangerous and destructive superstitions.
Page xvi - ... that their cause would prevail through uproar and violence, then it appeared to be no more zeal, no more conscience, but mere faction and division ; and, therefore, though the state were compelled to hold somewhat a harder hand to restrain them than before, yet was it with as great moderation as the peace of the State or Church could permit.
Page 49 - Asses head was sold for four-score pieces of silver, and the fourth part of a Kab^ of Doves dung, for five pieces of silver.
Page 16 - WHY do the heathen fo furioufly rage together : and why do the people imagine a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth ftand up, and the rulers take counfel together: againft the Lord, and againft his Anointed. 3 Let us break their bonds afunder : and caft away their cords from us. 4 He that dwelleth in heaven fhall laugh them to fcorn : the Lord fhall have them in derifion.
Page viii - Cambridge0 : who being thus convened together, and taking into consideration as well the right rule of the Scripture, as the usage of the primitive Church, agreed on such a form and order as might comply with the intention of the King, and the Act of Parliament, without giving any just offence to the Romish party.

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