Sketches of the History of Christian Art, Volume 1

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J. Murray, 1847 - 937 pagina's
 

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Pagina cxv - The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Pagina 75 - I AM black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon. Look not upon me, because I am black, because the sun hath looked upon me: my mother's children were angry with me; they made me the keeper of the vineyards ; but mine own vineyard have I not kept.
Pagina 41 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Pagina ccii - ... come into the companies of men, so that you shall hardly tell how to call them, herds of men, or congregations of beasts ; then shall the graves open and give up their dead, and those which are alive in nature and dead in fear shall be forced from the rocks whither they went to hide them, and from caverns of the earth, where they would fain have been concealed ; because their retirements are dismantled, and their rocks...
Pagina cii - Indeed, when persons have been long softened with the continual droppings of religion, and their spirits made timorous and apt for impression by the assiduity of prayer, and perpetual alarms of death, and the continual dyings of mortification; the fancy, which is a very great instrument of devotion, is kept continually warm, and in a disposition and aptitude to take fire, and to flame out in great ascents : and when they suffer transportations beyond the burdens and support of reason, they suffer...
Pagina 4 - Osservazioni sopra i Cimiterj de' Santi Martiri ed antichi Cristiani di Roma,
Pagina 141 - It is sufficient for us to thank Lord Campbell for the honest industry with which he has thus far prosecuted his large task, the general candor and liberality with which he has analyzed the lives and characters of a long succession of influential magistrates and ministers, and the manly style of his narrative.
Pagina lv - The saints hearing these things, all cried out with a loud voice : Great is our Lord, and great is His strength.1 CHAP.

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