The life and times of the Roman patrician Alexis, to which is annexed an account of the mission founded in Kentish Town by H. Ivers

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1847 - 160 pages
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Page 13 - Thebes's streets three thousand years ago. When the Memnonium was in all its glory, And time had not begun to overthrow Those temples, palaces, and piles stupendous, Of which the very ruins are tremendous.
Page 40 - ... which the poor know so little that they cannot understand it; see the pessimism that grows among the wealthy classes — that shuts out God, that despises men, that deems existence in itself an evil, and fearing death yet longs for annihilation. When Christ told the rich young man who sought him to sell all he had and to give it to the poor, he was not thinking of the poor, but of the young man. And I doubt not that among the rich, and especially among the self-made rich, there are many who at...
Page 1 - Timet of the Roman Patrician Alexis; to which is annexed an account of the Mission founded in Kentish Town, by the Rev. Hardinge Ivers ; and a notice of the late disgraceful attempt at religious persecution. Inscribed to Pius IX, the Hon. GS Smythe, and the New Generation. By Miles Gerald Keon, author of " My Adventures amongst the Soldiers and Lower Orders in French Africa and France"; of an article on " The Jesuits," in the Oxford and Cambridge Review, &c.
Page 1 - The Life and Times of the Roman Patrician Alexis, to which is annexed, An Account of the Mission founded in Kentish Town by the Rev. Hardinge Ivers, and a notice of the late disgraceful attempt at religious persecution. Inscribed to Pius IX., the Hon. GS Smythe, and the New Generation.
Page 43 - Finally, after six weeks of a fierce siege, the city was captured by a two days' storming, on 15 July. Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen king of Jerusalem, but humbly refused to wear the king's crown on the spot where the Saviour of the world had worn a crown of thorns. He accepted as his designation instead of king that of Defender of the Holy Sepulchre. After scarcely a year of sovereignty, however, he died in lioo and was succeeded by his brother Baldwin.
Page 12 - Long had the ancient queen of empire looked out as from a tower of security upon the calamities that overwhelmed her provinces, and tore away her conquests. But, instead of being alarmed...
Page 56 - Come to me all you that labour and are heavily burthened, and I will refresh you.

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