Sacred and legendary art, Volume 2

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857 - Christian art and symbolism

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Page 748 - the elect, who are redeemed from the earth, bear the name of God the Father written on their foreheads: the first letter of the Greek word Theos, God, is T, and Anthony and his monks are represented bearing the T.—"For these are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from, 1
Page 682 - will remember it as the anniversary of the battle of Agincourt: " And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remember'd.
Page 743 - lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundred-fold, and shall inherit everlasting life.'' And he left the house of God sad and disturbed; and while he was yet meditating on their import, on another day he entered into another church, and at the moment he entered the priest was reading these words: ' If thou wilt be perfect, go and
Page 716 - Then the moon shall be confounded and the sun ashamed, when the Lord of Hosts shall reign on Mount Sion." 2. St. Denis converted by St. Paul is a frequent subject in
Page 394 - music lull'd his indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could make, his Fancy fctch'd Even from the
Page 537 - they are haling him through the gate. " They cried out with a loud voice, and stopped their ears, and ran upon him with one accord.
Page 536 - they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake; then they suborned false witnesses, and brought him to the
Page 597 - We went through fire and through water, but Thou broughtest us out into a wealthy place." There can be no doubt that the so-called
Page 394 - in the middle ages modified the popular notions of these impersonations of divine power. Every one knows by heart those exquisite lines in which Wordsworth has traced the rise and influence of the beautiful myths of ancient Greece: — " In that fair clime the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day,
Page 400 - The breastplate of righteousness, the shield of faith, the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God." Sometimes he wears the classical armour of a

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