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The Ministry of Fine Art to the Happiness of Life: Essays on Various Arts (1886)
Thomas Gambier Parry
No preview available - 2008
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Page 16 - Version, AD 1611, with an EXPLANATORY and CRITICAL COMMENTARY, and a REVISION of the TRANSLATION. By BISHOPS and CLERGY of the ANGLICAN CHURCH. Edited by FC COOK, MA, Canon of Exeter, Preacher at Lincoln's Inn, and Chaplain in Ordinary to the Queen.
Page 359 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones.
Page 3 - STUDENT'S HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE. From the Capture of Constantinople by the Turks, 1453, to the Treaty of Berlin, 1878. By RICHARD LODGE, MA, Fellow and Tutor of Brasenose College, Oxford.
Page 358 - Now I have prepared with all my might for the house of my God the gold for things to be made of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and the brass for things of brass, the iron for things of iron, and wood for things of wood; onyx stones, and stones to be set, glistering stones, and of divers colours, and all manner of precious stones, and marble stones in abundance.
Page 191 - ... people ; so that at last, moved by confidence in the Divine mercy, they determined to implore, with prayer and fasting, the manifestation of so great a treasure, which did not now depend upon any human effort. A general fast being therefore proclaimed, and a solemn procession appointed for the 25th day of June, while the people assembled in the church interceded with God in fervent...
Page 11 - Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
Page 4 - Popular Government; Four Essays. I. — Prospects of Popular Government. II. — Nature of Democracy. III.
Page 186 - His left hand is under my head, And his right hand doth embrace me.
Page 273 - For some considerable (it cannot but be an undefinable) part of the first three centuries, the Church of Rome, and most, if not all, the Churches of the West, were, if we may so speak, Greek religious colonies. Their language was Greek, their organization Greek, their writers Greek, their Scriptures Greek, and many vestiges and traditions show that their ritual, their liturgy, was Greek.