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Page 270 - Yet mark'dI where the bolt of CUPID fell: It fell upon a little western flower, Before milk-white, now purple with love's wound. Fetch me that flower— —and be thou here again, Ere the Leviathan can swim a league.
Page 97 - that flagellation was of equal virtue with baptism and the other sacraments; that the forgiveness of all sins was to be obtained by it from GOD without the merits of JESUS CHRIST; that the old law of CHRIST was soon to be abolished ; and that a new law enjoining the baptism of blood
Page 88 - Patron Saints assumed the offices of Household Gods. ST. GEORGE took the place of MARS. ST. ELMO consoled the mariner for the loss of CASTOR and POLLUX. The Virgin Mother and CECILIA succeeded to VENUS and the Muses. The
Page 310 - driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows, and is diligent to give his kine fodder.
Page 430 - HE knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come. His throne is extended over heaven and earth; and the preservation of both is no burthen to him. HE is the
Page 246 - The Curtian lake, and the Ruminal fig-tree in the forum, having been touched by lightning, were held sacred; and the memory of the accident was preserved by a puteal, or altar, resembling the mouth of a well, with a little chapel covering the cavity supposed to be made by the thunderbolt.
Page 430 - living, the selfsubsisting. Neither slumber nor sleep seizeth Him. To Him belongeth whatever is in heaven and on earth. HE knoweth that which is past, and that which is to come. His throne is extended over
Page 119 - they believe him !—Oh! the lover may Distrust the look which steals his soul away; The babe may cease to think that it can play With heaven's rainbow;—alchymists may doubt The shining gold their
Page 174 - with thousands of rams, or with ten thousand rivers of oil ? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression ? The fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?