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Think not that I am now meditating my own individual defence, in order to effect a
safe return to my native country; for, though I feel the affection which every man
ought to feel for it, yet, under the existing circumstances, I regret not my removal ...
Finally, they betray great want of candour, by invidiously repeating what great
commotions, tumults, and contentions, have attended the preaching of our
doctrine, and what effects it produces in many persons. For it is unfair to charge it
To labor other satisfaction, were an effect of frenzy, not of hope, seeing it is not
truth, but opinion, that can travel the world without a passport. For were it
otherwise; and were there not as many internal forms of the mind, as there are
... foul spots, by which the consciences of all the forenamed princes (in effect)
have been defiled; nor any drop of that innocent blood on the sword of his justice,
with which the most that fore-went him have stained both their hands and fame.
It is true that hereof we do not yet find the effect. But had the Duke of Parma in the
year 1588, joined the army which he commanded, with that of Spain, and landed
it on the south coast; and had his Majesty at the same time declared himself ...
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