The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Volume 22

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Hugh Chisholm
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1911 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 256 - The Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was shed for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Drink this in remembrance that Christ's Blood was shed for thee, and be thankful...
Page 256 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Page 257 - From all sedition and privy conspiracy, from the tyranny of the Bishop of Rome and all his detestable enormities...
Page 255 - That it may please thee to preserve all that travel by land or by water, all women labouring of child, all sick persons, and young children; and to show thy pity upon all prisoners and captives; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Page 191 - All mailable matter not included in the three preceding classes, which is so prepared for mailing as to be easily taken from the wrapper and examined.
Page 238 - Whereupon our said lord the king, by the assent aforesaid, and at the request of his said commons, hath ordained and established, that if any purchase, or pursue, or cause to be purchased or pursued in the court of Rome or elsewhere...
Page 255 - We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord. That it may please thee to give to all nations unity, peace, and concord; We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.
Page 257 - THE ORDER OF CONFIRMATION or Laying on of Hands upon Children Baptized, and able to render an account of their Faith, according to the Catechism following...
Page 126 - Biographies,' as Biographies are written ; — or rather, let me say, I have found that the Portrait was as a small lighted candle by which the Biographies could for the first time be read, and some human interpretation be made of them...
Page 269 - VICTORIA, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith...

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