Notes Ecclesiological & Picturesque, on Dalmatia, Croatia, Istria, Styria: With a Visit to Montenegro

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Hayes, 1861 - Church buildings - 208 pages
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Page 145 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
Page 42 - Antenor potuit mediis elapsus Achivis Illyricos penetrare sinus atque intima tutus regna Liburnorum et fontem superare Timavi, unde per ora novem vasto cum murmure montis 245 it mare proruptum et pelago premit arva sonanti.
Page 13 - The roar of waters ! — from the headlong height Velino cleaves the wave-worn precipice The fall of waters ! rapid as the light The flashing mass foams shaking the abyss ; The hell of waters ! where they howl and hiss. And boil in endless torture ; while the sweat Of their great agony, wrung out from this Their Phlegethon, curls round the rocks of jet That gird the gulf around, in pitiless horror set...
Page 6 - ... town and on the right bank of the river some fifteen meters above low water mark, it occurs in a red burned cliff in light arenaceous clay, the specimens being very large, sometimes measuring thirty centimeters across. At the other locality, namely Burns...
Page 189 - I little thought, as I listened to him then, so full of life and strength, discussing, with the brightest anticipations, the future fortunes of his little State, that in a few months he would be lying in a bloody grave...
Page 195 - ... individuals were in an instant buried beneath the ruins. The crash of falling walls, the rocking of the earth, the groans of the dying, and the tears of those who had escaped, presented a scene of horror and dismay. The ships in the port were dashed against each other, the sea rose to an unusual height, the wells were dried up, and a dense cloud of sand filled the air. No one felt secure; the dread of a second shock appalled the boldest; and fear only subsided to give place to grief, for the...
Page 141 - Councils, the discipline of the Fathers, the former customs of the Church, all passed in review before me. I found in these, and these only, that for which I was looking, and far more than I had expected to find It was once an article of faith that the Universal Church, scattered throughout the world, is that Catholic Church of...
Page 31 - Great as has been the kindness I have always received in foreign libraries, that which I here experienced surpassed them all. " Name your own time, Sir," said the First Librarian, " for to-morrow, and I will give you two clever undergraduates to wait on you, and to bring you what books you want." I spent nearly a day in that cinquecento room, and the heartiness with which the young men threw themselves into my pursuits, and the courtesy with which, they seemed rather to be receiving than bestowing...
Page 1 - Dalmatia") to observe for himself — "the mutual action and reaction of the Eastern and Western Communions in their border lands on the East Coast of the Adriatic. As devoted to liturgical studies, I wished personally to examine, in the only country where it is still in use, the questions which arise from the venerable and mysterious Glagolita rite. And, finally, as an ardent student of ecclesiology, I promised myself no small gratification from the churches of Istia and Dalmatia, and, above all,...
Page 196 - Senate, in the meantime, neglected no duty of humanity required at such a moment; and every effort was made to check disorder, and repair the calamity. The gates were shut, to exclude other bands of Morlacchi, who were coming from the hills ; and measures were immediately taken, to rescue the wounded from the ruins. Confidence was at length restored; and the people, encouraged by the advice and consent of the nobles, having overcome the first impulse of fear, which had suggested the abandonment of...

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