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Brief History Of Asaad Esh Shidiak From The Time Of His Being Betrayed Into The Hands Of The Maronite Patriarch In The Spring Of 1826
=Translated from the Arabic of Naami Latoof.= When the relatives of Asaad brought him to the convent of Alma in the district of Kesroan, and gave him up to the patriarch, the latter began by way of flattery to promise him all the worldly advantage...
Calvin As A Friend Of Civil Liberty
The Rev. Dr. Wisner, in his late discourse at Plymouth, on the anniversary of the landing of the pilgrims, makes the following assertion:--"Much as the name of Calvin has been scoffed at and loaded with reproach by many sons of freedom, there is not...
Case Of Rev John Smith
The London Missionary Chronicle for March contains a statement respecting Mr. Smith's case, occupying, with accompanying documents nearly twelve pages, which confirms the impression that Mr. Smith was innocent. The Directors of the London Missionary...
Connexion With Mr Bird
Under the influence of these doubts, which seem to have distressed him greatly, he entered the service of Mr. Bird as his instructer in Arabic. His doubts continued to increase; for he now began in earnest the study of the Bible and of his own heart...
Connexion With Mr King
The dispensations of Providence often seem afflictive when they happen, and most kind and benevolent afterwards, when their design is perceived. So it was in the case of Asaad. Being thus cast out upon the world, by those who ought to have befriende...
Conversation Of Phares With The Bishop Of Beyroot
After Galeb had gone, we put a great many questions to Phares, and he communicated some interesting particulars. Among others was the following: "The day that Asaad and myself left you, (the 17th,) the bishop of Beyroot was at the next house, and...
Correspondence With His Family
8. A messenger called this morning with the following note. "To our brother Asaad Esh Shidiak: May God bless you.--We beg you to come home to-night, and not wait till Sunday. We have pledged our mother that you shall come. If you fail to do so, yo...
Croly On The Inquisition
We shall conclude this chapter with the subjoined extract from the New Interpretation of the Apocalypse by the Rev. George Croly. In our fortunate country, the power of the Romish church has so long perished, that we find some difficulty in concei...
Few professors of Christ possessed more activity and zeal than this excellent person. He not only labored to preserve his friends from the contagion of popery, but to guard them against the terrors of persecution. He was deacon of the little congreg...
Death Of Louis Xvi And Other Members Of The Royal Family
On the 21st of January, 1793, Louis XVI. was publicly beheaded in the midst of his own metropolis, in the Place Louis Quinze, erected to the memory of his grandfather. It is possible, for the critical eye of the historian, to discover much weakness ...
Deliverance Of Dr Sands
This eminent prelate, vice-chancellor of Cambridge, at the request of the duke of Northumberland, when he came down to Cambridge in support of Lady Jane Grey's claim to the throne, undertook at a few hours notice, to preach before the duke and the u...
Dirick Carver And John Launder
The 22d of July, 1555, Dirick Carver, brewer, of Brighthelmstone, aged forty, was burnt at Lewes. And the day following John Launder, husbandman, aged twenty-five, of Godstone, Surry, was burnt at Stening. Dirick Carver was a man whom the Lord had...
Dr Robert Farrar
This worthy and learned prelate, the bishop of St. David's in Wales, having in the former reign, as well as since the accession of Mary, been remarkably zealous to promoting the reformed doctrines, and exploding the errors of popish idolatry, was su...
Dreadful Scenes In La Vendee
In La Vendee, one of the departments of France, an insurrection broke out against the Jacobinical government, in 1793. Upwards of two hundred battles and skirmishes were fought in this devoted country. The revolutionary fever was in its access; th...
Errors Rites Ceremonies And Superstitious Practices Of The Romish Church
TRADITIONS.] The church of Rome having deprived the laity of the Bible, substitutes in its stead apostolic and ecclesiastical traditions; and obliges her disciples to admit for truth whatever she teaches them: but what do the holy scriptures say? "W...
Execution Of Ten Martyrs At Lewes
James The Great
History Of Christian Martyrs To The First General Persecution Under Nero
James The Less
Mrs Cicely Ormes
Petition Of The Protestant Refugees
Suspects Himself To Have Been Poisoned
Ultimate Resolution Of The Protestants At Nismes
Outrages Committed In The Villages &c
Letters From Louvois To Marillac
Public Statement Of Asaad Shidiak
Visits His Relatives At Hadet
Persecution In The Pays De Vaud