A translation of the Anglo-Saxon version of st. Mark's Gospel, with preface and notes, by H.C. Leonard

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1881
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Page 69 - He : and to love Him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices. And when Jesus saw that he answered discreetly, He said unto him, Thou art not far from the kingdom of God.
Page 8 - Most dear master, there is still one chapter wanting, do you think it troublesome to be asked any more questions ?' He answered, ' It is no trouble. Take your pen and make ready and write fast.
Page 9 - Receive my head into your hands, for it is a great satisfaction to me to sit facing my holy place, where I was wont to pray, that I may also sitting call upon my Father." And thus on the pavement of his little cell, singing, " Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost," when he had named the Holy Ghost, he breathed his last, and so departed to the heavenly kingdom.
Page 8 - They rejoiced for that he said, ' It is time that I return / to Him who formed me out of nothing : I have lived long ; my merciful Judge well foresaw my life for me ; the time of my dissolution draws nigh ; for I desire to die and to be with Christ.
Page 7 - Go on quickly, I know not how long I shall hold out, and whether my Maker will not soon take me away.
Page 31 - ... to him that hath shall be given, and to him that hath not shall .be taken away even that which he seemeth to have.
Page 88 - God. And they went forth, and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them, and confirming the word with signs following.
Page 40 - And he beheaded him in the prison, and brought his head in a dish : and gave it to the damsel, and the damsel gave it to her mother.
Page 74 - Watch therefore — for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or in the morning — lest he come suddenly and find you asleep. And what I say to you I say to all: Watch.
Page 62 - And many spread their garments in the way; and others cut down branches off the trees, and strewed them in the way. And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord : Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the LORD: Hosanna in the highest.

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