Novum Testamentum Graece: Prolegomena (Google eBook)

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Giesecke & Devrient, 1884 - Bible
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Page 50 - Gospel : magnus hie in codicibus error inolevit, dum quod in eadem re alius evangelista plus dixit, in alio, quia minus putaverint, addiderunt. vel dum eundem sensum alius aliter expressit, ille qui unum e quattuor primum legerat, ad ejus exemplum ceteros quoque aestimaverit emendandos.
Page 232 - The author is very sensible, that in the sacred writings there's no place for conjectures or emendations. Diligence and fidelity, with some judgment and experience, are the characters here requisite.
Page 233 - Bentley would seldom allow him to suppress, he solemnly consecrated the work ' as a xiipfttov, a xnj/to is itti, a charter, a Magna Charta, to the whole Christian Church ; to last when all the ancient MSS. may be lost and extinguished. ' Conyers Middleton, incapable of understanding this grand burst of enthusiasm, immediately wrote a pamphlet to disparage the project, which he stigmatized (in allusion to the South Sea schemes, recently exposed) as Bentley's Bubble.
Page 231 - Latin, not according to the recent and interpolated copies, but as represented in the most ancient and venerable MSS. in Greek and Roman capital letters. II. The author, revolving in his mind some passages of St. Hierom ; where he declares, that (without making a new version) he adjusted and reformed the whole Latin Vulgate to...
Page 233 - As it will make two tomes in folio, the lowest subscription for smaller paper must be three guineas, one advanced in present ; and for the great paper five guineas, two advanced. VIII. The work will be put to the press as soon as money is contributed to support the charge of the impression ; and no more copies will be printed than are subscribed for. The overseer and corrector of the press will be the learned Mr. JOHN WALKER, of Trinity College in Cambridge; who, with great accurateness, has collated...
Page 131 - A GENERAL SURVEY OF THE HISTORY OF THE CANON OF THE NEW TESTAMENT DURING THE fIRST FOUR CENTURIES. Fourth Edition. With Preface on "Supernatural Religion.
Page 232 - MSS., by their mutual assist" anee, do so settle the original text to the smallest nicety, as "cannot be performed now in any classic author whatever: and " that out of a labyrinth of thirty thousand various readings, " that crowd the pages of our present best editions, all put upon " equal credit, to the offence of many good persons, this clue " so leads and extricates us, that there will scarce be two hun" dred out of so many thousands that can deserve the least con
Page 241 - Ita adornatum ut textus probatarum editionum medullam margo variantium lectionum in suas classes distributarum locorumque parallelorum delectum apparatus subiunctus criseos sacrae Millianae praesertim compendium, limam, supplementum ac fructum exhibeat inserviente Jo.
Page 234 - ET ostendit mihi fluvium aquae vitae, splendidum tamquam crystallum, procedentem de sede Dei et agni.
Page 240 - The New Testament in Greek and English. Containing the Original Text corrected from the Authority of the most Authentic Manuscripts...

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