A practical guide to the duties of churchwardens

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Page 309 - Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which Is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
Page 338 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 338 - Act the following words and expressions shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Page 69 - Officer of the Company, and need not be under the Common Seal of the Company, and the same may be in Writing or in Print, or partly in Writing and partly in Print.
Page xciii - An Act for the further amendment of the Laws relating to the Poor in England...
Page xxix - ... not, as they think fit ; and that, where it so happens that the fabric of the church stands in need of repair, the only question upon which the parishioners, when convened together to make a rate, can by law deliberate and determine is, not whether they will repair the church or not (for upon that point they are concluded by the law), but how, and in what manner, the common law obligation, so binding them, may be best and most effectually, and at the same time most conveniently and fairly between...
Page 333 - ... until public notice shall have been given of such vestry, and of the place and hour of holding the same, and the special purpose thereof, three days, at the least, before the day to be appointed for holding such Vestry, by the publication of such notice, in the parish church or chapel, on some Sunday during or immediately after divine service, and by affixing the same, fairly written or printed on the principal door of such church or chapel.
Page 267 - Christ, the true and eternal Son of God, is the only Saviour of the world, in whom alone all the mercies, graces, and promises of God to mankind, for this life and the life to come, are fully and wholly comprised.
Page 338 - ... shall be good, valid and effectual in the law to all intents and purposes whatsoever...
Page liv - Nay, so far was it from the purpose of the Church of England to forsake and reject the Churches of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, or any such like Churches, in all things which they held and practised, that, as the Apology of the Church of England confesseth, it doth with reverence retain those ceremonies, which do neither endamage the church of God, nor offend the minds of sober men ; and only departed from them in those particular points, wherein they were fallen both from themselves in their ancient...

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