The Blickling homilies of the tenth century: From the Marquis of Lothian's unique ms. A.D. 971

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Richard Morris
Early English Text Society, 1880 - English language - 392 pages
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Page 6 - For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden; for, behold from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. For he that is mighty hath done to me great things, and holy is his name.
Page 162 - Fear not, Zacharias : for thy prayer is heard ; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.
Page 26 - And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence...
Page 164 - This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
Page 72 - To what purpose is this waste? 9 For this ointment might have been sold for much, and given to the poor. 10 When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me. 11 For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always.
Page 6 - My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit doth rejoice in God my Saviour.
Page 22 - Therefore it is needful for us to perceive the blindness of our pilgrimage; we are in the foreign land of this world — we are exiles in this world, and so have been ever since the progenitor of the human race broke God's behests, and for that sin we have been sent into this banishment, and now we must seek hereafter another kingdom, either in misery or in glory, as we may now choose to merit.').
Page 90 - ... consume this earth, and the heaven shall fall to the four ends of the earth ; and all the earth shall be overwhelmed with darkness at the eleventh hour of the day. Then all folk shall say, ' The Lord have mercy upon us and pity us, who was praised by means of angels when He was born in Bethlehem : — then they cried and thus spake — " Glory be to God in heaven, and to men on earth who are of good will.
Page 134 - Not alone to the apostles was this gift bestowed, but also, indeed, to all mankind " d. Man, Sin, and Salvation. Moral and Social Teaching. Anglo-Saxon teaching on the "chief end of man" I have been unable to discover.

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