Hypatia: or, New foes with an old face, Volume 2

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B. Tauchnitz, 1857 - English fiction
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User Review  - Citizenjoyce - LibraryThing

For a book that started so well, I was mightily disappointed with the progression and ending of this one. Charles Kingsley does a good job showing the corruption of the catholic church in the 5th ... Read full review

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User Review  - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing

Hypatia is a dark, religious, philosophic, and historical novel, bearing a warning in its preface to potential readers of its tragic content. It is set mainly in Alexandria, in the fourth and fifth ... Read full review

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Page 314 - For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Page 48 - As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a, fair woman which is without discretion.
Page 317 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Page 116 - For, lo, the winter is past, and the rain is over and gone ; the flowers appear on the earth ; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land ; the fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell.
Page 329 - Let him that is without sin among you cast the first stone, whether at Hypatia or Pelagia, Miriam or Raphael, Cyril or Philammon.
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Page 241 - But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings
Page 26 - For God has put it into their hearts to fulfill His purpose, to be of one mind, and to give their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled. And the woman whom you saw is that great city which reigns over the kings of the earth.
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Page 190 - And behold a woman that was in the city, a sinner, when she knew that he sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment ; and standing behind at his feet, she began to wash his feet with tears, and wiped them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.

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