The Lives of the British Saints: The Saints of Wales and Cornwall and Such Irish Saints as Have Dedications in Britain, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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For the honourable Society of cymmrodorion, by C. J. Clark, 1907 - Christian saints
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Page 260 - With all its fairy crowds Of islands that together lie As quietly as spots of sky Among the evening clouds. Perhaps the three coracles were directed up the creek of the Auray
Page 16 - In the same way David cursed Joab : " Let there not fail from the house of Joab one that hath an issue, or that is a leper, or that leaneth on a staff, or that falleth on the sword, or that lacketh bread.
Page 140 - blood, and rendered worthy to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. Then the judge, astonished at the novelty of so many miracles, ordered the persecution to cease. The blessed Alban suffered death on the twenty-second day of June, near the city of Verulam, which is now by the English nation called
Page 173 - S. Arthmael is represented in stained glass of the end of the fifteenth or beginning of the sixteenth century in the church of S. Sauveur, Dinan, habited as an
Page 139 - If you will enjoy the happiness of eternal life, do not delay to offer sacrifice to the great gods.' Alban replied, ' These sacrifices which you offer to demons can neither profit those to whom offered,
Page 140 - and here he received the crown of life, which God hath promised to them that love Him. But he who dealt the wicked stroke was
Page 139 - Of what family and race are you ? ' ' How can it concern you of what stock I come ? ' answered Alban. ' If you desire to hear the truth of my religion, be it known to you that I am now a Christian under Christian obligations. I am called Alban by my parents,' he replied ; ' and I worship the true and living God, who created all things.'
Page 345 - I forbear to speak of S. Branock's cow, his staff, his oak, his well, and his servant Abel, all of which are lively represented in a glass window of that church (Braunton)." This has long perished. Of Abel nothing is known. The oak was
Page 43 - No sooner was he gone than they returned. It is of this period of protracted misery that Gildas writes: " Britain groaned in amazement under the cruelty of two foreign nations, the Scots from the north-west, and the Picts from the north." According to him the Britons appealed to Rome, and a legion was sent into the island, which inflicted severe
Page 297 - all things, for the souls of her people," as well as for the churches and monasteries that were affiliated to her main foundation. She therefore came to the conclusion " that she could not be without a high priest to consecrate churches, and to settle ecclesiastical degrees in them." There was a kinsman named Conlaeth, living the life of a hermit at

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