Sacred Archæology: A Popular Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Art and Institutions, from Primitive to Modern Times

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L. Reeve, 1868 - Christian antiquities - 640 pages
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Page 446 - ... to have with them both men and women, that can well sing wanton songs, and some other pilgrims will have with them bagpipes, so that every town that they come through, what with the noise of their singing. and with the sound of their piping, and with the jangling of their Canterbury bells, and with the barking out of dogs after them, they make more noise than if the king came there away with all his clarions, and many other minstrels.
Page 499 - ... selection, that it must. I think, be considered as a fairly typical specimen of a once wild species. The history of the yellow-dun striped race, to which the specimen alluded to belongs, has not yet been written, but there is little doubt that it was introduced into Scotland from Scandinavia about, the end of the eleventh or beginning of the twelfth century. As this...
Page 148 - The Morning and Evening Prayer shall be used in the accustomed Place of the Church, Chapel, or Chancel, except it shall be otherwise determined by the Ordinary of the Place.
Page 271 - Exercises, in markettowns, or other places, under the said pains : nor, without such licence, to attempt upon any pretence whatsoever, either of possession or obsession, by fasting and prayer, to cast out any Devil or Devils, under pain of the imputation of imposture or cosenage, and deposition from the ministry.
Page 325 - And then naming it after them (if they shall certify him that the Child may well endure it), he shall dip it in the water discreetly and warily...
Page 239 - This is the day which the Lord hath made: let us be glad and rejoice therein.
Page 250 - At the four seasons of the year ; being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December; it being enjoined by a canon of the church, that no deacons or ministers be ordained or made but only on the Sundays immediately following these ember fasts.
Page 173 - For he shall never be moved ; The righteous shall be had in everlasting remembrance. He shall not be afraid of evil tidings : His heart is fixed, trusting in the Lord.
Page 407 - ... and Easter (each with the following three days), Good Friday, St Stephen, John the Evangelist, Holy Innocents, Purification, Annunciation, St. Mark, St. Philip and St. James, John the Baptist, St. Peter and St. Paul, St. James, St. Bartholomew, St. Matthew, St. Michael, St. Luke, St. Simeon and St. Jude, All Saints, St. Andrew, St. Thomas the Apostle, Invention of Holy Cross, St. Thomas the Martyr, Corpus Christi, Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, St. Mary Magilalcn, Assumption, St.
Page 402 - North Side OF THE CHURCH. The east was regarded as the gate of the prince (Exod. xliv, 1-3) ; the south as the land of light, and the soft, warm wind (Acts xxvii, 13) ; the west as the domain of the people ; but the north, as the source of the cold wind, was the abode of Satan. In some Cornish churches there is an entrance called the devil's door, adjoining the font, which was only opened at the time of the renunciation made in baptism. In consequence of these superstitions and its sunless aspect,...

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