A universal history from the beginning of the world to the empire of Charlemagne

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Pagina 266 - Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the Lord : for I am with thee ; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure ; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
Pagina 214 - Judah, thou art he whom thy brethren shall praise; thy hand shall be in the neck of thine enemies; thy father's children shall bow down before thee. Judah is a lion's whelp; from the prey, my son, thou art gone up. He stooped down, he couched as a lion, and as an old lion. Who shall rouse him up? The sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
Pagina 222 - ... the powers of the historian as such to trace its continuity. Bossuet had no difficulty in forging a historical link between Moses and the Creation. Moses, Bossuet says, collected the history of past ages, those of Adam, Noe, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and that of Joseph, or rather that of God Himself and of His wondrous acts. He had no need to dig very deep for the traditions of his ancestors. He was born a hundred years after the death of Jacob. The old men of his time might have conversed several...
Pagina 180 - ... which is accepted at all stages in a literally historical sense. Part II is concerned entirely with the History of Religion as recorded in the Old and New Testaments. Bossuet describes it as the review of the different states of God's People under the Law of Nature and the Patriarchs; under Moses and the Written Law; under David and the prophets; from the return out of captivity until Jesus Christ; and lastly under Jesus Christ himself, that is, under the Law of Grace and the Gospel.
Pagina 156 - The history of the Church," says Bossuet,i "contains nothing finer than the entrance of the holy monk Augustin into the kingdom of Kent with forty of his companions, who, preceded by the cross and the image of the great king our Lord Jesus Christ, offered their solemn prayers for the conversion of England.
Pagina 4 - Ile-de-France is in the kingdom, what the kingdom is in Europe, and what Europe is in the world.
Pagina 276 - Mejj'enger, and he foall prepare the way before me ; and the Lord, whom ye feek, jhall fuddenly come to his 'Temple ; even the Mejj'enger of the covenant, whom ye delight in ; behold he jhall come, faith the Lord of hojis. . p. 109. SER
Pagina 186 - It pleafed the great artificer to create the light, even before He reduced it to the form He gave it in the fun and ftars ; becaufe he meant to teach us, that thofe great and glorious luminaries, of which fome have thought fit to make deities, had in themfelves, neither that precious and fliining matter, whereof they were compofed, nor that admirable form, to which we fee them reduced.
Pagina 250 - People, for a Light of the Gentiles, to open the blind Eyes, to bring out the Prifoners from the Prifon, and. them that fit in Darknefs out of the Prifon-Houfe.
Pagina 266 - Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah^, to whom God left no resource. But as for the Jews, it is not so \vith them; God chasT tened them as disobedient children, whom * 2 Chron.

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