The Eve of Christianity: A Glance at the State of the World about the Time of Augustus

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G. Richards, 1902 - Rome - 99 pages
 

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Page 42 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20 For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21 (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing...
Page 28 - And there stood up one of them named Agabus, and signified by the Spirit that there should be great dearth throughout all the world : which came to pass in the days of Claudius Cesar.
Page 44 - The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell...
Page 47 - Whom he called together with the workmen of like occupation, and said, Sirs, ye know that by this craft we have our wealth.
Page 66 - York was, London is, and Lincoln shall be, The greatest city of the three.

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