A catalogue of that part of Mr. William Tassie's extensive collection of impressions from engraved gems, consisting of devices and emblems, with mottos in various languages made in composition for seals, at 20, Leicester Square: where fac-similes, impressions in plaster, &c. may be obtained from the finest specimens of ancient and modern art, taken from the most celebrated cabinets in Europe. Also casts from some of the most interesting and beautiful of the Greek and Roman coins, equally important to the historian, antiquary, and artist
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Page 30 - Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his.
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Page 65 - But I would not have you be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died, and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus, will God bring with him.
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