Incidents of the Apostolic Age in Britain

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W. Pickering, 1844 - 292 pages
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Page 293 - Britannicae, or the several Editions of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England, from its compilation to the last revision, together with the Liturgy set forth for the use of the Church of Scotland, arranged to shew their respective variations. By WILLIAM KEELING, BD, late Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. Second Edition. 8vo. 12».
Page 293 - This Edition is designed to shew the close connexion of the Greek Testament with the Septuagint. It contains upwards of 30,000 doctrinal and grammatical illustrations, which are arranged respectively under each verse for the convenience of the Student and Divine. THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER.
Page 116 - ... was detained in the isle of Mona. In this alarming crisis, the veterans sent to Catus Decianus, the procurator of the province, for a reinforcement. Two hundred men, and those not completely armed, were all that officer could spare. The colony had but a handful of soldiers. Their temple was strongly fortified, and there they hoped to make a stand. But even for the defence of that place no measures were concerted. Secret enemies mixed in all their deliberations. No fosse was made; no palisade...
Page 286 - ABOUT that time Herod the king stretched forth his hand to vex certain of the Church. And he killed James the brother of John with the sword.
Page 215 - God ruleth in Jacob, unto the ends of the earth." This prediction was accomplished in the total subversion of Jerusalem by Titus, when the Jews having no longer any city, temple, or civil polity, ceased " to be" as a nation. And they have seen enough to have convinced them, that God is the God, "not of the Jews only, but of the Gentiles also.
Page 118 - Wherever they expected feeble resistance, and considerable booty, there they were sure to attack with the fiercest rage. Military skill was not the talent of Barbarians. The number massacred in the places which have been mentioned, amounted to no less than seventy thousand, all citizens or allies of Rome.

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