Rome, pagan and papal, by an English resident in that city [H. Wreford].

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Hamilton, Adams, & Company, 1846 - 272 pages
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Page 146 - Yet I have left me seven thousand in Israel, all the knees which have not bowed unto Baal, and every mouth which hath not kissed him.
Page 243 - Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither is there any end of their treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither is there any end of their chariots: Their land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made: And the mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself: therefore forgive them not.
Page 131 - Quae modo victorem Latio Pallanta ferebat. Arcades ad portas ruere, et de more vetusto Funereas rapuere faces ; lucet via longo Ordine flammarum, et late discriminat agros.
Page 59 - Mercator metuens otium et oppidi Laudat rura sui ; mox reficit rates Quassas indocilis pauperiem pati. Est qui nee veteris pocula Massici Nee partem solido demere de die Spernit, nunc viridi membra sub arbuto Stratus, nunc ad aquae lene caput sacrae.
Page 128 - God," and then proceeds to pray that effugiat atque discedat a loco in quo aspersum fueris, omnis phantasia et nequitia vel versuta diabolice fraudis, omnisque spiritus immundus adjuratus per eum qui venturus est judicare vivos et mortuos.
Page 43 - Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?
Page 257 - Bring with thee airs from heaven, or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked, or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee, Hamlet, King, father, royal Dane: O, answer me: Let me not burst in ignorance!
Page 43 - He that is so impoverished that he hath no oblation * chooseth a tree that will not rot; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image, that shall not be moved.
Page 127 - Luce sacra requiescat humus, requiescat arator, Et grave suspenso vomere cesset opus. Solvite vincla iugis: nunc ad praesepia debent Plena coronato stare boves capite. Omnia sint operata deo: non audeat ulla 10 Lanificam pensis inposuisse manum.
Page 185 - It is now time to turn to something more serious, so we will gradually trace back the history of the Carnevale to its birth, touching, as a matter of necessity, on its ecclesiastical character; — not that I mean to say that the Carnevale is sanctioned by the Church ; on the contrary, it is merely tolerated as a necessary evil, which cannot be rooted out without a terrible convulsion. The priesthood have, therefore, instead of prohibiting it, endeavoured to stamp another character upon it, and hence,...

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