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Page 28 - And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Page 13 - And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death ; and his deadly wound was healed : and all the world wondered after the beast.
Page 29 - And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.
Page 18 - disclaim the necessity, or even the wish, of continuing any longer the Imperial succession in Italy; since, in their opinion, the majesty of a sole monarch is sufficient to pervade and protect, at the same time, both the East and the West. In their own name, and in the name of the people, they consent that the seat of universal empire shall be transferred from Rome to Constantinople...
Page 18 - The republic (they repeat that name without a blush) might safely confide in the civil and military virtues of Odoacer; and they humbly request that the emperor would invest him with the title of Patrician and the administration of the diocese of Italy.
Page 66 - Here is the mind that hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, where the woman sitteth upon them. Also they are seven kings. The five have fallen; the one is ; the other hath not yet come ; and when he shall have come, he must remain only a little time. And...
Page 12 - And here is the mind that hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
Page 19 - But the prudent Zeno soon deserted the hopeless cause of his abdicated colleague. His vanity was gratified, by the title of sole emperor, and by the statues erected to his honour in the several quarters of Rome ; he...
Page 19 - His vanity was gratified by the title of sole emperor and by the statues erected to his honour in the several quarters of Rome ; he entertained a friendly, though ambiguous, correspondence with the patrician Odoacer; and he gratefully accepted the Imperial ensigns, the sacred ornaments of the throne and palace, which the Barbarian...
Page 45 - ... to discharge its duties and deserve the confidence of the Princes Electors of the empire. Therefore it is that, considering the bonds which unite us to the empire as dissolved by the Confederation of the Rhine, we renounce the Imperial crown, and by these presents absolve the electors, princes, and states, members of the supreme tribunal, and other magistrates, from the duties which unite them to us as their legal chief.

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