Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 12 (Google eBook)

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Harper & brothers, 1889
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Page 244 - In 1845 he was in connection with the British Society for the Propagation of the Gospel among the Jews, and in 1847 was appointed principal of the college founded by that society for training missionaries for the Jews.
Page 173 - ... a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his voice sharp and untunable ; and his eloquence full of fervour, for the subject-matter would not bear much of reason, it being in behalf...
Page 333 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
Page 317 - ... to devise the best mode of providing for the cure of souls, with special reference to the residence of the clergy on their respective benefices...
Page 295 - O that I had wings like a dove ! then would I flee away and be at rest.
Page 272 - Diapering, an ornament of flowers applied to a plain surface, whether carved or painted ; if carved, the flowers are entirely sunk into the work below the general surface ; they are usually square, and placed close to each other...
Page 46 - God of spirits and of all flesh, with whom no one can compare, whom no one can approach, that givest the sun to govern the day, and the moon and the stars to govern the night ; look down now upon us with the eyes of thy favour, and receive our morning thanksgivings, and have mercy on us.
Page 265 - In the most literal of senses, "the earth hath bubbles as the water hath ; and these are of them.
Page 45 - The practice became universal, and it may be said, without exaggeration, that no single practice of the early Christian Church tended so much as this to impress on it the stamp of unity and organization.
Page 317 - ... to such General Rules as are herein-after mentioned, and as shall have been made by the said Ecclesiastical Commissioners, to do and execute any Act, including the affixing of the Common Seal to any Scheme or other Instrument, within the Power of the said Ecclesiastical Commissioners, in respect of the Sale, Purchase, Exchange, Letting, or Management of any Lands, Tithes, or Hereditaments: Provided always, that no such Act shall be done or executed by the said Ecclesiastical Commissioners otherwise...

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