A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art

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Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900 - Art - 575 pages

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Page 191 - I shall see him, but not now ; I shall behold him, but not nigh : there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.
Page 343 - Bishop Hatto fearfully hastened away, And he crossed the Rhine without delay, And reached his tower, and barred with care All the windows, doors, and loopholes there. He laid him down and closed his eyes, But soon a scream made him arise ; He started, and saw two eyes of flame On his pillow from whence the screaming came. He...
Page 44 - And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
Page 17 - And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2 she was with child and she cried out in her pangs of birth, in anguish for delivery.
Page 200 - Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved...
Page 298 - I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.
Page 132 - Moreover two other young men appeared before him, notable in strength, excellent in beauty, and comely in apparel, who stood by him on either side, and scourged him continually, and gave him many sore stripes. 27 And Heliodorus fell suddenly unto the ground, and was compassed with great darkness : but they that were with him took him up, and put him into a litter.
Page 342 - The poor folk flocked from far and near ; The great barn was full as it could hold Of women and children, and young and old. Then when he saw it could hold no more Bishop Hatto he made fast the...
Page 131 - Phenice, and told him that the treasury in Jerusalem was full of infinite sums of money, so that the multitude of their riches, which did not pertain to the account of the sacrifices, was innumerable, and that it was possible to bring all into the king's hand.
Page 31 - I have written to you, earnestly to desire you would take the trouble of a journey hither, and cure a disease which I am under. 6 For I hear the Jews ridicule you and, intend you mischief. 7 My city is indeed small, but neat, and large enough for us both.

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