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Page 233 - These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren.
Page 246 - Furnivall in 1864 for the purpose of bringing the mass of Old English Literature within the reach of the ordinary student, and of wiping away the reproach under which England had long rested, of having felt little interest in the monuments of her early language and life.
Page 175 - Hic est enim calix Sanguinis mei, novi et aeterni testamenti : mysterium fidei : qui pro vobis, et pro multis effundetur in remissionem peccatorum.
Page 246 - Editors are now anxious to send to press the work they have,, prepared. The necessity has therefore arisen for trying to increase the number of the...
Page 247 - Documents from the early Registers of the Bishops of all Dioceses in Great Britain. Ordinances and Documents of the City of Worcester. Chronicles of the Brute. T. Breus's Passion of Christ, 1422.
Page 246 - Series with which the Society began, an Extra Series which should be mainly devoted to fresh editions of all that is most valuable in printed MSS. and Caxton's and other black-letter books, though first editions of MSS. will not be excluded when the convenience of issuing them demands their inclusion in the Extra Series.
Page 246 - Is. for the EXTRA SERIES, due in advance on the 1st of JANUARY, and should be paid by Cheque, Postal Order, or Money-Order, crost ' Union of London and Smith's Bank,
Page 246 - But the Society's experience has shown the very small number of those inheritors of the speech of Cynewulf, Chaucer, and Shakspere, who care two guineas a year for the records of that speech. 'Let the dead past bury its dead' is still the cry of Great Britain and her Colonies, and of America, in the matter of language.
Page 246 - Society's existence, it has produced, with whatever shortcomings, and at a cost of over £35,000, an amount of good solid work for which all students of our Language, and some of our Literature, must be grateful, and which has rendered possible the beginnings (at least) of proper Histories and Dictionaries of that Language and Literature, and has illustrated the thoughts, the life, the manners and customs of our forefathers and foremothers.