The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints: Compiled from Original Monuments, and Other Authentic Records; Illustrated with the Remarks of Judicious Modern Critics and Historians, Volume 3
J. Duffy, 1845
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Page 236 - I REJOICED at the things that were said to me: We shall go into the house of the Lord.
Page 177 - Whilst Alypius, assisted by the governor of the province, urged, with vigour and diligence, the execution of the work, horrible balls of fire breaking out near the foundations, with frequent and reiterated attacks, rendered the place, from time to time, inaccessible to the scorched and blasted workmen; and the victorious element continuing in this manner obstinately and resolutely bent, as it were, to drive them to a distance, the undertaking was abandoned.
Page 10 - Cedd, to assist him in arranging the concerns of the monastery of Lestingay, which he had founded in the mountains of the Deiri, or Woulds of Yorkshire. St. Cedd being made bishop of London, or of the east Saxons, left to him the entire government of this house. Oswi having yielded up Bernicia, or the northern part of his kingdom, to his son Alcfrid, this prince sent St. Wilfrid into France, that he might be consecrated to the bishopric of the Northumbrian kingdom, or of York ; but he staid so long...
Page 111 - withdrawn from wrath, and called to the mercy of Christ. How is the king of that province called? " They told him his name was M\\a. : and he, alluding to the nam-e, said, "Hallelujah, the praise of God the Creator must be sung in those parts.
Page 273 - One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life.
Page 90 - Domini usque ad prsesentem diem per singulas setates currere, qui episcoporum, qui martyrum, qui eloquentium in doctrina ecclesiastica virorum venerint Hierosolymam, putantes se minus religionis, minus habere scientise, nee summam ut dicitur manum accepisse virtutum, nisi in illis Christum adorassent locis de quibus primum Evangelium de patibulo coruscaverat.
Page 133 - Euthymius, bishop of Sardes, said : " For these eight hundred years past, since the coming of Christ, there have been always pictures of him, and he has been honoured in them. Who shall now have the boldness to abolish so ancient a tradition?
Page 58 - Jesus Christ. When it came to my turn, my father instantly appeared with my infant. He drew me a little aside, conjuring me in the most tender manner not to be insensible to the misery I should bring on that innocent creature to which I had given life.
Page 58 - ... could not reach it. This mightily grieved me, and I awoke. By this, I knew my brother was in pain, but I trusted I could by prayer relieve him ; so I began to pray for him, beseeching God with tears, day and night, that he would...