An Ecclesiastical History of Ireland, from the First Introduction of Christianity Among the Irish, to the Beginning of the Thirteenth Century: Compiled from the Works of the Most Esteemed Authors ... who Have Written and Published on Matters Connected with the Irish Church; and from Irish Annals and Other Authentic Documents Still Existing in Manuscript, Volume 3

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J. Cumming, 1829 - Ireland
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Page 306 - Kildare, whereunto" the abbatess with her maidens and widows used to resort, " that they might enjoy the banquet of the body and blood of Jesus Christ...
Page 305 - It had been hitherto the unanimous opinion of the church, that the body and blood of Christ were administered to those who received the sacrament of the Lord's supper, and that they were consequently present at that holy institution ; but the sentiments of Christians concerning the nature and manner of this presence were various and contradictory, nor had any council determined with precision that important point...
Page 147 - It belongs to the latter part of the seventh or the beginning of the eighth century. In form duodecimo it contains three hundred and twenty pages (of which pp. 1-3, 159, 160, 196, 230 are left blank), with an average of about sixteen glosses to the page. Altogether it has about five thousand one hundred and fifty glosses, of which the largest number for any one letter (six hundred...
Page 420 - Bryan placed Kian and Donald, two princes of the Eugenian line, under whom were the forces of Desmond, and other parts of the south of Ireland, viz., Mothla, son of Faelan, king of the Desies ; Murtough, son of Amnchadha, lord of Hy-Liathan; Scanlan, son of Cathal, &c., &c., &c.
Page 208 - ... excite their wonder and astonishment. They repeated this declaration so often, that an account of them was conveyed, either by their admirers, or by those who thought them insane, to the...
Page 307 - Pasch i' with his disciples, he was about to pass from this world to his " Father, he instituted this sacrament as a perpetual memorial of " his passion, a fulfilment of the ancient figures, the greatest of " the miracles wrought by him, and thus left a singular comfort " to the persons grieved for his absence.
Page 334 - Neither is it in vain, that he who stands at the altar when the tremendous mysteries are celebrated, cries, " We offer unto thee for all those that are asleep in Christ, and all that make commemorations for them." For if there were no commemorations made for them, these things would not be said. — Let us not therefore grow weary in giving them our assistance, and offering prayers for them. For the common propitiation of the whole world is now before us.
Page 208 - Lord, to communicate it to such as would seek it worthily. On his inquiring of them what compensation they would expect for it, they replied, that they required nothing more than convenient situations, ingenious minds, and, as being in a foreign country, to be supplied with food and raiment.
Page 289 - Quid Hiberniam memorem, contempto pelagi discrimine, pene totam cum grege philosophorum ad littora nostra migrantem? Quorum quisquis peritior est, ultro sibi indicit exilium, ut Salomoni sapienlissimo famuletur ad votum. III. Itaque, Cœsarinvictissime, pene est utuniversus orbis novas in te struat controversias, novis adversum te declamalionibus invehatur, qui, dum te tuosque ornamentis sapienti...
Page 56 - Venerandissimis urbium et monasteriorum episcopis et presbyteris, maxime Carthaginensium Augustinus per omnia subjectus optabilem in Christo salutem.

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