The Milton Anthology; Selected From The Prose Writings by John MiltonThe Milton Anthology; Selected From The Prose Writings by John Milton

The Milton Anthology; Selected From The Prose Writings

byJohn Milton

Paperback | January 10, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... FROM OBSERVATIONS ON THE ARTICLES OF PEACE, &c. E accuses first, "That we are the subverters of religion, the protectors and inviters not only of all false ones, but of irreligion and atheism"; an accusation that no man living could more unjustly use than our accuser himself; and which, without a strange besottedness, he could not expect but to be retorted upon his own head; all men who are true Protestants, of which number he gives out to be one, know not a more immediate and killing subverter of all true religion than Antichrist, whom they generally believe to be the pope and Church of Rome; he therefore, who makes peace with this grand enemy and persecutor of the true Church, he who joins with him, strengthens him, gives him root to grow up and spread his poison, removing all opposition against him, granting him schools, abbeys, and revenues, garrisons, towns, fortresses, as in so many of those articles may be seen, he of * James, Karl of (Jrinond, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. all Protestants may be called most justly the subverter of true religion, the protector and inviter of lrreliijion and atheism, whether it be Ormond or his master. And if it can be no way proved that the. Parliament hath countenanced Popery or Papists, but have everywhere broken their temporal power, thrown down their public superstitions, and confined them to the bare enjoyment of that which is not in our reach, their consciences; if they have encouraged all true ministers of the Gospel, that is to say, afforded them favor and protection in all places where they preached, and although they think not money or stipend to be the best encouragement of a true pastor, yet therein also have not been wanting nor intend to be, they doubt not then to affirm themselves, not the subverters, but the...
Title:The Milton Anthology; Selected From The Prose WritingsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217091121

ISBN - 13:9780217091121