A defence of the antient historians: with a particular application of it to the history of Ireland. ...

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Printed by S. Powell for J. Smith and W. Bruce, 1734 - Ireland - 270 pages
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Page 171 - Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Iturea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene, 2 Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness.
Page 177 - JAH, and rejoice before him. 5 He is a Father of the fatherless, and defendeth the cause of the widows : even God in his holy habitation. 6 He is the God that maketh men to be of one mind in an house, and bringeth the prisoners out of captivity : but letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.
Page 51 - And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, and many people with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great company, and a mighty army...
Page 183 - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Page 171 - THERE was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named Zacharias, of the course of Abia : and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elisabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Page 61 - It is certain, that an opinion -was fixed and general among them (the Goths) that death was but the entrance into another life ; that all men who lived lazy and unactive lives, and died natural deaths, by sickness or by age, went into vast caves under ground, all dark and miry, full of noisome creatures usual to such places, and there for ever grovelled in endless stench and misery.
Page 174 - Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead, and buried, He defcended into hell ; The third day He rofe again from the dead, He afcended into Heaven, And fitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty ; From thence He fhall come to judge the quick and the dead.
Page 61 - ... went immediately to the vast hall or palace of Odin, their god of war, who eternally kept open house for all such guests, where they were entertained at infinite tables, in perpetual feasts and mirth...
Page 174 - I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and earth: " And in Jefus Chrift His only Son our Lord...
Page 174 - He fhall come to judge the quick and the dead. " I believe in the Holy Ghoft ; The Holy Catholick Church ; The Communion of Saints ; The Forgivenefs of fins ; The Refurrection of the body, And the life everlafting.

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