The Christ of Cynewulf: A Poem in Three Parts : the Advent, the Ascension, and the Last Judgment

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Ginn, 1900 - Poetry - 297 pages

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Page 49 - THEREFoRE with angels and archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify thy glorious name, evermore praising thee, and saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of hosts ! heaven and earth are full of thy glory. Glory be to thee, O Lord most high.
Page xii - ALMIGHTY God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness, and put upon us the armour of light, now in the time of this mortal life, (in which thy Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility ;) that in the last day, when he shall come again in his glorious Majesty to judge both the quick and dead, we may rise to the life immortal...
Page 108 - He thought he saw an unusual blaze of light fall upon the book which he was reading, which he at first imagined might happen by some accident in the candle ; but lifting up his eyes, he apprehended, to his extreme amazement, that there was before him, as it were suspended in the air, a visible representation of the Lord Jesus Christ upon the cross, surrounded on all sides with a glory...
Page 127 - Mon Dieu m'a dit: — Mon fils, il faut m'aimer. Tu vois Mon flanc perc, mon cœur qui rayonne et qui saigne, Et mes pieds offenss que Madeleine baigne De larmes, et mes bras douloureux sous le poids De tes pchs, et mes mains! Et tu vois la croix...
Page 39 - Et incarnatus est de Spiritu Sancto ex Maria Virgine: Et homo factus est. Crucifixus etiam pro nobis: sub Pontio Pilato passus, et sepultus est. Et resurrexit tertia die, secundum Scripturas. Et ascendit in caelum: sedet ad dexteram Patris.
Page 39 - Credo in unum Deum patrem omnipotentem factorem Coeli et terrae, visibilium omnium et invisibilium et in unum Dominum Jesum Christum filium Dei unigenitum et ex patre natum ante omnia Saecula, Deum de Deo, lumen de lumine Deum verum de Deo vero genitum non factum consubstantialem patri, per quem omnia facta sunt.
Page 136 - Are brought ; and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce, From beds of raging fire to starve in ice Their soft ethereal warmth, and there to pine Immovable, infixed, and frozen round Periods of time, — thence hurried back to fire.
Page 40 - In principio erat Verbum et Verbum erat apud Deum ; et Deus erat Verbum : hoc erat in principio apud Deum.
Page 127 - De tes pchs, et mes mains ! Et tu vois la croix, Tu vois les clous, le fiel, l'ponge, et tout t'enseigne A n'aimer, en ce monde amer o la chair rgne, Que ma Chair et mon Sang, ma parole et ma voix. Ne t'ai-je pas aim jusqu' la mort moi-mme, O mon frre en mon Pre, mon fils en l'Esprit, Et n'ai-je pas souffert, comme c'tait crit ? N'ai-je pas sanglot ton angoisse suprme Et n'ai-je pas su la sueur de tes nuits, Lamentable ami qui me cherches o je suis?
Page 61 - To climb his angel wings : then open hang Your crystal doors '." so all the chorus sang Of heavenly birds, as to the stars they nimbly sprang. Hark ! how the floods clap their applauding hands...

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