Lives of the Fathers: Sketches of Church History in Biography, Volume 1

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Page 713 - Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain.
Page 80 - Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead?
Page 16 - The infant Church ! of love she felt the tide Stream on her from her Lord's yet recent grave. And then she smiled ; and in the Catacombs, With eye suffused but heart inspired true, On those walls subterranean, where she hid Her head in ignominy, death, and tombs, She her good Shepherd's hasty image drew — And on his shoulders, not a lamb, a kid.
Page 662 - I WAS glad when they said unto me, We will go into the house of the Lord.
Page 306 - As the Church of Jerusalem, Alexandria, and Antioch, have erred ; so also the Church of Rome hath erred, not only in their living and manner of Ceremonies, but also in matters of Faith.
Page 271 - FROM the great secular games celebrated by Philip, to the death of the emperor Gallienus, there elapsed twenty years of shame and misfortune. During that calamitous period, every instant of time was marked, every province of the Eoman world was afflicted, by barbarous invaders, and military tyrants, and the ruined empire seemed to approach the last and fatal moment of its dissolution.
Page 351 - The Patriarch himself, when he comes to Egypt, is compelled by one party to worship Serapis, by the other, Christ They have but one God : him, Christians, Jews, and , Gentiles, worship alike.
Page 185 - And it shall come to pass in the last days, says God that I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your young men shall see visions, your old men shall dream dreams.
Page 77 - ... how he would describe his intercourse with John and with the rest who had seen the Lord, and how he would relate their words.
Page 415 - For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have none understanding: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

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