Sketches of the History of Christian Art, Volume 1

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John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1847 - Art
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Page cxix - The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
Page 45 - I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib : but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider.
Page cxxiv - Some trust in chariots, and some in horses : but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
Page 8 - Osservazioni sopra i Cimiterj de' Santi Martiri ed antichi Cristiani di Roma,
Page 15 - Arch, introducing from the central nave into the sanctuary, and thus figurative of the transition through death from the Church Militant on earth to the Church Triumphant in Heaven...
Page ccv - ... come into the companies of men, so that you shall hardly tell how to call them, herds of men or congregations of beasts ; then shall the graves open and give up their dead, and those which are alive in nature and dead in fear shall be forced from the rocks whither they went to hide them, and from caverns of the earth where they would fain have been concealed ; because their retirements are dismantled, and...
Page ccv - Jerome relates out of the Jews' books, that their doctors used to account fifteen days of prodigy immediately before Christ's coming, and to every day assign a wonder, any one of which, if we should chance to see in the days of our flesh, it would affright us into the like thoughts which the old world had, when they saw the countries round about them covered with water and the divine vengeance ; or as...
Page xxvi - And as the fyre began to brenne about hire, sche made hire preyeres to oure Lord, that als wissely as sche was not gylty of that synne, that he wold helpe hire, and make it to be knowen to alle men, of his mercyfulle grace.
Page c - ... are many ; Pierius hath set down one, that is, of the disciple of Christ ; for he that will carry Christ upon his shoulders, must rely upon the staff of his direction, whereon if he firmeth himself he may be able to overcome the billows of resistance, and in the virtue of this staff, like that of Jacob, pass over the waters of Jordan.
Page xli - Joachim therefore, being ashamed, returned home, fearing lest his of the fables devised by them in its support," and these have become the mythology of Christianity, universally credited among the Southern nations of Europe, while many of the dogmas which they were grounded upon have, as a natural consequence, crept gradually into the faith. The Gnostics, on the other hand, were sound as regarded the divinity of Our Saviour, which was fiercely attacked by the Judaizing Ebionites. Both sects, although...

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