The Works Of John Milton In Verse And Prose - Vol III

The Works Of John Milton In Verse And Prose - Vol III
Auteur: John Milton
Uitgever: Read Books
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  • Paperback
  • 9781408628898
  • oktober 2007
  • 544 pagina's
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John Milton

"John Milton (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674) was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under its Council of State and later under Oliver Cromwell. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), written in blank verse.

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THE WORKS OF IN VERSE AND PROSE PRINTED FROM THE ORIGINAL EDITIONS WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR BY THE REV. JOHN MITFORD - I863 - THE WORKS OF JOHN MILTON IN EIGHT VOLUMES VOL. 111. PROSE WORKS. VOL. I. PROSE WORKS. CONTENTS OF VOL. I. Page OF Reformation touching Church Difcipline in England, and the Cawfes that hitherto have iiindred it . . . . . . . . I Of Prelatical1 Epircopacy, And whether it may be deducd from the Apoitolical times by vertue of thofe Teitimonies which are alledgd to that purpofe in fome late TreatiTes one whereof goes under the Name of James Archbiihop of Armagh . . 72 The Reafon of Church-government urgd againit Prelaty . . 94 Animadverfions upon The Remonitrants Defence againit Smectymnuus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 84 An Apology againit a Pamphlet calld A Modeit Confutation of the Animadverfions upon the Remonitrant againit Sme ymnuus 25.0 i r o v o x h a q s I n Anfwer to a Book Intitld Eixwv Baar, rx, The Portrature of his Sacred Majeity in his Solitudes and Sufferings . . ., . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Of Reformation touching Church Difcipline in England, and the CAVSE th S a t hith-erto - have hindred it. Two BOOKES. Written t o a Beind. Midit thofe deepe and retired thoughts, which with every rnan Chrifiianly in itruaed, ought to be mofi frequent, of God, and of his miraculous ways, and works, amongit men, and of our Religon and Wor-ip, to be performd to him after the itory of our Saviour Chry, fuffering to the lowefi bent of - weakneire, in the FZeP, and prefently triumphing to the higheit pitch of glory, in the Spirit, which drew up his body alfo, till we in both be united to him in the Revelation of his Kingdome I do not know of any thing more worthyto take up the whole pafion of pitty, on the one fide, and joy on the other, then to confider firR, the foule and fudden corruption, and then after miny a tedious age, the long-deferrd, but much more wonderful1 and happy reformation of the Church in thele latter dayes. Sad it is to thinke how that Do rine of the Gohel. planted by teachers Divinely inlpird, and by tXeA winnowd, and lifted, from the chaf5e of overdated Of Reformation Lib. I. Ceremonies, and refind to fuch a Spiritual1 height, and temper of purity, and knowledge of the Creator, that the body, with all the circumRances of time and place, were purifid by the affeaions of the regenerat Soule, and nothing left impure, but finne Faith needing not the weak, and fallible office of the Senfes, to be either the Vfl ers, or Interpreters of heavenly Myiteries, fave where our Lord hirnfelfe in his Sacraments ordaind that fuch a Do rine fhould through the groffeneffe, and blindneffe, of . her Profeflors, and the-fraud of deceivable traditions, drag h downwaids, as to backflide one way into the Jewifh beggery of old cafi rudiments, and itumble forward another way into the new-vomited Paganifn eo f fenfual Idolatry, attributing purity, or impurity, to things indifferent, that they might bring the inward aBs of the Spirit to the outward, and cufiomary ey-Service of Ehe body, as if they could make God earthly, and flefily, becaufe they could not make themklves heavenly, and Spiritualit they began to draw downe all the Divine intercours, betwixt God, and the Soule, yea, the very ape of God himfelfe, into an exterior, and bodily forme, urgently pretend ing a necefity, and obligement of joyning the body in a formal1 reverence, and Wor ip circumfcribd, they hallowd it, they fumd it, they fprincld it, they be deckt it, not in robes of pure innocency, but of pure Linnen, with other deformed, and fantaftick dreires in Palls and Miters, gold, and guegaws fetcht from Arons old wardrope, or the Flamins vefd try then was the Prig fet to cob his motions, and ...



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