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    THE TWO HORNS,

    Denote two great branches of power and principles, commonly designated as follows: “Ecclesiastical and civil,” “religious and political,” “Protestantism and Republicanism,” or “Church and State.”FT 54.3

    When our Pilgrim fathers founded this government, these two were the only great leading ideas that prompted them to action on this point.FT 54.4

    Hon. J. A. BINGHAM, says:FT 55.1

    “I can tell you that they (the Puritans) had another and a sublimer object in view; it was to found what the world had not seen for ages, viz:—A Church without a pope, and a State without a king.”FT 55.2

    “And he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.” Verse 2.FT 55.3

    The profession of this Government in both its civil and ecclesiastical branches is LAMB-LIKE, but many of its laws are DRAGON-LIKE. Protestants profess to take “the Bible and the Bible alone” as the standard of their faith; and yet they have several hundred creeds, and many of them are but little better than the Roman Catholic. Republicans profess to be governed by the Constitution, and to carry out the principles of the Declaration of Independence; but whether or not, they maintain this high profession, let the following facts testify:FT 55.4

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