Publications of the Narragansett Club

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Providence Press Company, Printers, 1867
Chiefly reprints, including reproductions of the title pages, of the original editions of the works of Roger Williams.

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Page 115 - If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or -in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation, and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb.
Page xi - Its line is gone out through all the earth, and its words to the end of the world.
Page ix - Now once again by all concurrence of signs, and by the general instinct of holy and devout men, as they daily and solemnly express their thoughts, God is decreeing to begin some new and great period in his church, even to the reforming of reformation itself. What does he then but reveal himself to his servants, and as his manner is, first to his Englishmen?
Page 154 - Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour ; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 81 - Woe unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites ! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, and say : If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
Page 3 - It is the will and command of God, that (since the comming of his Sonne the Lord Jesus) a permission of the most Paganish, Jewish, Turkish, or Antichristian consciences and worships, bee granted to all men in all Nations and Countries: and they are onely to bee fought against with that Sword which is only (in Soule matters) able to conquer, to wit, the Sword of Gods Spirit, the Word of God.
Page 41 - ... Persecution for cause of Conscience, be not against the Doctrine of Jesus Christ the King of Kings. Now by Persecution for Cause of Conscience, I conceive you meane, either for...
Page 55 - But the question is whether an " heretic, after once or twice admonition, and so after convic" tion, or any other scandalous and heinous offender, may be " tolerated, either in the Church without excommunication, or " in the Commonwealth without such punishment as may " preserve others from dangerous and damnable infection.
Page 74 - Lights to define it, lerem. 29. 7. Pray for the peace of the City; which peace of the City, or Citizens, so compacted in a civill way of union, may be intire, unbroken, safe, &c.
Page 52 - God) procure a firme and lasting peace, (good assurance being taken according to the wisdome of the civill State for uniformity of civill obedience from all sorts.) ... The government of the civill Magistrate extendeth no further then over the bodies and goods of their subjects, not over their soules, and therefore they may not undertake to give Lawes unto the soules and consciences of men.

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