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History of Christianity in Japan: Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and ...
Otis Cary, D.D.
Limited preview - 2008
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Page 231 - So long as the sun shall warm the earth, let no Christian be so bold as to come to Japan ; and let all know, that the King of Spain himself, or the Christians' God, or the great God of all, if he violate this command, shall pay for it with his head.
Page 51 - And can these sufferings fail my heart to move? What but thyself can now deserve my love ? Such as then was, and is, thy love to me, Such is, and shall be still my love to thee; To thee, Redeemer, mercy's sacred spring, My God, my Father, Maker, and my king I Bookworm.
Page 3 - Worthy is the Lamb that hath been slain to receive the power, and riches, and wisdom, and might, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Page 133 - Highnesses ; we shall take you and your wives and your children, and shall make slaves of them, and as such shall sell and dispose of them as their Highnesses may command ; and we shall take away your goods, and shall do you all the mischief and damage that we can, as to vassals who do not obey...
Page 141 - God> that made heauen and earth. He asked me diverse other questions of things of religion, and many other things : As what way we came to the country.
Page 133 - But, if you do not do this, and maliciously make delay in it, I certify to you that, with the help of God, we shall powerfully enter into your country, and shall make war against you in all ways and manners that we can, and shall subject you to the yoke and obedience of the Church and of their Highnesses...
Page 141 - I showed unto him the name of our country, and that our land had long sought out the East Indies, and desired friendship with all kings and potentates in way of merchandise...
Page 13 - They are idolaters, and are dependent on nobody. And I can tell you the quantity of gold they have is endless ; for they find it in their own islands [and the king does not allow it to be exported.
Page 177 - But the Kirishitan band have come to Japan, not only sending their merchant vessels to exchange commodities, but also longing to disseminate an evil law, to overthrow right doctrine, so that they may change the government of the country, and obtain possession of the land.