Notes, ecclesiological and picturesque, on Dalmatia, Croatia, Istria, Styria, with a visit to Montenegro

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J.T.Hayes, 1861
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Page 13 - The roar of waters ! — from the headlong height Velino cleaves the wave-worn precipice The fall of waters ! rapid as the light The flashing mass foams shaking the abyss ; The hell of waters ! where they howl and hiss. And boil in endless torture ; while the sweat Of their great agony, wrung out from this Their Phlegethon, curls round the rocks of jet That gird the gulf around, in pitiless horror set...
Page 139 - Not now as a servant, but above a servant, a brother beloved, specially to me, but how much more unto thee, both in the flesh, and in the Lord?
Page 42 - Antenor potuit mediis elapsus Achivis Illyricos penetrare sinus atque intima tutus regna Liburnorum et fontem superare Timavi, unde per ora novem vasto cum murmure montis 245 it mare proruptum et pelago premit arva sonanti.
Page 1 - Dalmatia") to observe for himself — "the mutual action and reaction of the Eastern and Western Communions in their border lands on the East Coast of the Adriatic. As devoted to liturgical studies, I wished personally to examine, in the only country where it is still in use, the questions which arise from the venerable and mysterious Glagolita rite. And, finally, as an ardent student of ecclesiology, I promised myself no small gratification from the churches of Istia and Dalmatia, and, above all,...
Page 6 - ... town and on the right bank of the river some fifteen meters above low water mark, it occurs in a red burned cliff in light arenaceous clay, the specimens being very large, sometimes measuring thirty centimeters across. At the other locality, namely Burns...
Page 183 - I little thought, as I listened to him then, so full of life and strength, discussing, with the brightest anticipations, the future fortunes of his little State, that in a few months he would be lying in a bloody grave...
Page 132 - Metropolitan had another contest, which (whoever was right on the point disputed, the condemnation of some clerks by the former, and their absolution by the latter), brings out the early system of true metropolitical powers as strongly held by the Primate, and brings out, also, a great deal of unseemly violence on the part of both. ' Saul, ' Saul,' ' — thus the Archbishop commences, — ' Why persecutest thou me ? It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
Page 135 - Councils, the discipline of the Fathers, the former customs of the Church, all passed in review before me. I found in these, and these only, that for which I was looking, and far more than I had expected to find It was once an article of faith that the Universal Church, scattered throughout the world, is that Catholic Church of...
Page 78 - The apse is circular in the interior, hexagonal on the outside : the round-headed windows are purely Roman, a saint in Mosaic under each. The triumphal arch has, on its broad face, medallions with the heads of female saints; on the Gospel side, six, spelt thus: Felicita, Basilissa, Eugenia, Cicilia, Agnes...
Page 63 - Gloria, laus, et honor, tibi sit Rex Christe Redemptor : Cui puerile decus prompsit Hosanna pium.

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