A Description of the Coronation of the Kings and Queens of France: With an Historical Account of the Institution of that August Ceremony in France, and in Other Kingdoms of Europe

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S. Hooper, 1775 - Coronations - 276 pages

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Page xv - And the Lord said, Arise, anoint him : for this is he. Then Samuel took the horn of oil, and anointed him in the midst of his brethren : and the Spirit of the Lord came upon David from that day forward.
Page xiv - And all the people went to Gilgal, and there they made Saul king before the Lord in Gilgal; and there they sacrificed sacrifices of peace offerings before the Lord; and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.
Page 10 - ... near the gate was magnificently adorned : the air was filled with rich perfumes, and the light of flambeaux and tapers dispelled the gloom of night from that august place.
Page 229 - King, afiifted in the rank of Peer of France, and bore up the crown with the other Peers, who murmured at it, and maintained (but in vainj that thefe high offices, any more than the crown itfelf, could never 'belong to the diftaff.
Page 3 - ... in the election and coronation of their Kings or Governors; which though they differ according to the manners, laws, and...

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