Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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D. Douglas, 1887 - Scotland
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Page 242 - But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people ; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light.
Page 242 - Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; having your conversation honest among the Gentiles; that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.
Page 146 - The lions do lack, and suffer hunger ; but they who seek the LORD shall want no manner of thing that is good.
Page 13 - In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.
Page 40 - And he said to them, It is permitted to you that some one of you go under the earth of this island to consecrate it. Odhran arose quickly and thus spake, If you accept me, said he, I am ready for that.
Page 31 - Church commemorations ; for, by his word and example, he with anxious care taught their nation, that of the Scots, to wit, the orthodox faith, although they had for a long time previously believed in Christ. Before his arrival, the Scots had, as teachers of the faith and administrators of the Sacraments, priests only, or monks, following the rite of the primitive Church.
Page 156 - Scotland, Laurentius, Mellitus, and Justus, servants of the servants of God. When the apostolic see, according to the universal custom which it has followed elsewhere...
Page 255 - The doorways in these cells are two feet four inches in width, and but three feet six inches in height. On the other side of the chapel are a number of smaller cells, which were only large enough to contain each a single person. They are but six feet long...
Page 473 - Egredere de terra tua, et de cognatione tua, et de domo patris tui, et veni in terram quam monstrabo tibi.
Page 98 - At times contemplating the king of heaven, Holy the chief ; At times at work without compulsion : This would be delightful. At times plucking duilisc...

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