The Life and Speeches of the Very Reverend J. H. Cotton, B.C.L., Dean of Bangor, and Rector of Llanllechyd: With a Brief Sketch of the Period in which He Lived, to which is Added an Appendix Containing a Chronological List with Biographical Sketches of the Deans of Bangor, from 1162 to the Present Time
Nixon and Jarvis, 1874 - 196 pages
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Page 68 - the mystery of thy holy Incarnation ; by thy holy Nativity and Circumcision ; by thy Baptism, Fasting, and Temptation ; by thine Agony and bloody Sweat ; by thy Cross and Passion ; by thy precious Death and Burial ; by thy glorious Resurrection and Ascension; and by the coming of the Holy Ghost,
Page 140 - The virtues of a temperate prime, ' Bless with an age exempt from scorn or crime ; ' An age that melts with unperceived decay, ' And glides in modest innocence away ; ' Whose peaceful day Benevolence endears, ' Whose night congratulating conscience cheers ; ' The general fav'rite as the general friend ; ' Such age there is and who shall wish its end.
Page 112 - By thine Agony and Bloody sweat, By thy Cross and Passion, By thy precious Death and Burial, By thy glorious Resurrection and Ascension ; And by the coming of the Holy Ghoat, Good Lord deliver us.
Page 124 - thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companion's sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee. Because of the house of the Lord our God I will seek thy good.
Page 50 - of the Acts of the Apostles—" The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up,
Page 73 - was glad when they said unto me, we will go into the house of the Lord ; our feet shall stand in thy gates, 0 Jerusalem; Jerusalem is built as
Page 67 - the Church,—" We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done, and done those things which we ought not to have done ; and there is no health in us. But thou, 0 Lord, have mercy upon us. miserable offenders. Spare thou
Page 113 - his noble disposition, vivid imagination, quaint sayings, and his ardent aspirations after " whatsoever things are true, honest, just, pure, lovely, and of good report"— rendered him one of the most conspicuous and useful
Page 145 - hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward.