Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature: Supplement, Volume 2

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Harper, 1887 - Bible
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Page 246 - Society, and one of the first promoters of the British Society for the Propagation of the Gospel among the Jews.
Page 175 - ... a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar : his hat was without a hatband. His stature was of a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish; his voice sharp and untunable ; and his eloquence full of fervour, for the subject-matter would not bear much of reason, it being in behalf...
Page 335 - Thou hast said much here of Paradise Lost, but what hast thou to say of Paradise Found?
Page 60 - Bible on an entirely new plan. Containing every word in Alphabetical Order, arranged under its Hebrew or Greek original, with the Literal Meaning of Each, and its Pronunciation. Exhibiting about 311,000 References, marking 30,000 various readings in the New Testament. With the latest information on Biblical Geography and Antiquities. Designed for the simplest reader of the English Bible. By EODEBT YOUMO, LL.D., Author of "A New Literal Translation of the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures,
Page 319 - ... to consider also the state of the several cathedral and collegiate churches in England and Wales, with a view to the suggestion of such measures as may render them conducive to the efficiency of the established church, and to devise the best mode of providing for the cure of souls, with special reference to the residence of the clergy on their respective benefices...
Page 71 - Consciousness is the perception of what passes in a man's own mind. Can another man perceive that I am conscious of any thing, when I perceive it not myself?
Page 297 - O that I had wings like a dove ! then would I flee away and be at rest.
Page 6 - Ac., it appears to be a symbol of the Resurrection, our Lord being supposed by the early Church to have broken from the grave at the early cock-crowing. A peculiar awe seems always to have attached to that hour, at which all wandering spirits have through the Middle Ages been supposed to vanish from the earth.
Page 274 - Diapering, an ornament of flowers applied to a plain surface, whether carved or painted ; if carved, the flowers are entirely sunk into the work below the general surface ; they are usually square, and placed close to each other...
Page 255 - Sept. 28, 1814. He was converted in 1834; soon after received license to exhort and to preach ; removed to Kentucky in 1847, and entered the Kentucky Conference as supply, in which he labored until he became a supernumerary, and Anally a superannuate.

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