English Liturgical Vestments in the Thirteenth Century: Being a Paper Read Before the Exeter Diocesan Architectural and Archaeological Society at the College Hall, Exeter, September 13, 1895 (Google eBook)

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J. Hodges, 1895 - Church vestments - 63 pages
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Page 59 - Churches. For things are not to be loved for the sake of places, but places for the sake of things.
Page 58 - You know, my brother, the custom of the Roman church in which you remember you were bred up. But it pleases me, that if you have found anything, either in the Roman, or the Gallican, or any other church, which may be more acceptable to Almighty God, you carefully make choice of the same...
Page 13 - ... that is the chalice, the principal mass-vestment of the church, with the chesible, the alb, the amyt, the stole, the maniple, the girdle, with three towels and corporals, and other decent vestments for the deacon [and subdeacon], according to the condition of the parishioners, and the church, with a silk cope for the principal festivals, and two others for presiding in the...
Page 29 - So great was then the fervour of the faith, as is reported, and the desire of the washing of salvation among the nation of the Northumbrians, that Paulinus at a certain time coming...
Page 15 - ... a lanthorn, an hand-bell to be carried before the body of Christ in the visitation of the sick, a pix for the body of Christ, a decent veil for Lent, banners for the rogations, a vessel for the blessed...
Page 56 - The priest shall have his mass vestment, that he may reverently minister to God, as is becoming ; and let not that vestment of his be sordid, at least not to the sight : and his altar cloths well made. Let his chalice be made of pure wood, not subject to rottenness ; and also the paten : and let the corporal be clean so as befits Christ's ministration. A thing of this sort is not to be treated without great...
Page 34 - I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last ; when he turned to see the voice that spake with him, and saw seven golden candlesticks : and in the midst of them, one like unto the Son of man...
Page 14 - All other particulars and ornaments, with the repairs of the chancel within and without, ought to be found by the rectors or vicars according to the divers approved ordinations and Constitutions.
Page 56 - And that no zmass-priest, or minster-priest ever come •within the church door, 'or into his "stall without a stole, at least that he do not minister at the altar without his vestment*.

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