17 John Foxe Quotes

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Princes, kings, and other rulers of the world have used all their strength and cunning against the Church, yet it continues to endure and hold its own.
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A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence.
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Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy.
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A defense in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.
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While the state of Venice was free from inquisitors, a great number of Protestants fixed their residence there, and many converts were made by the purity of the doctrines they professed, and the inoffensiveness of the conversation they used.
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On account of this mandate, many eminent persons in the church and state fell martyrs to the ignorance and ferocity of the pagans.
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The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.
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The emperor Domitian, who was naturally inclined to cruelty, first slew his brother, and then raised the second persecution against the Christians.
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Such was the Inquisition, declared by the Spirit of God to be at once the offspring and the image of the popedom.
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When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory.
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The pope being informed of the great increase of Protestantism, in the year 1542 sent inquisitors to Venice to make an inquiry into the matter, and apprehend such as they might deem obnoxious persons.
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In the meantime the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ work with thee, gentle reader, in all thy studious readings.
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But, though persecuting malice raged, yet the Gospel shone with resplendent brightness; and, firm as an impregnable rock, withstood the attacks of its boisterous enemies with success.
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A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure.
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Each of the seventeen tribunals during a long period burned annually, on an average, ten miserable beings!
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Of the multitudes who perished by the Inquisition throughout the world, no authentic record is now discoverable.
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The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.
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