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Σελίδα 103 - SING, O barren, thou that didst not bear; Break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child : For more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the Lord.
Σελίδα 31 - See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
Σελίδα 186 - So teach us to number our days : that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. 13 Turn thee again, O Lord, at the last : and be gracious unto thy servants. 14 O satisfy us with thy mercy, and that soon : so shall we rejoice and be glad all the days of our life. 15 Comfort us again now after the time that thou hast plagued us : and for the years wherein we have suffered adversity.
Σελίδα 25 - About midwinter," says the old English Chronicle, " King Edward came to Westminster, and had the Minster there consecrated, which he had himself built to the honour of God, and St. Peter and all the Saints of God. This Church-hallowing was on Childermas-day. And on the eve of Twelfth-day, he departed. And he was buried on Twelfth 1066 day in the same Minster.
Σελίδα iv - ... contained in the Life of St. Walburga, are to be received as matters of fact ; and in this day, and under our present circumstances, we can only reply, that there is no reason why they should not be. They are the kind of facts proper to ecclesiastical history, just as instances of sagacity and daring, personal prowess or crime, are the facts proper to secular history.
Σελίδα 78 - It is said of the holy Sturme," says an Oxford writer, "that, in passing a horde of unconverted Germans as they were bathing and gambolling in the stream, he was so overpowered by the intolerable scent which arose from them that he nearly fainted away.
Σελίδα 36 - Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it, and to thec I will give the keys of the kingdom of heaven'?
Σελίδα 35 - D father Columba, and his successors, men beloved by God, who kept Easter after the same manner, thought or acted contrary to the Divine Writings ? Whereas there were many among them, whose sanctity is testified by heavenly signs and the working of miracles, whose life, customs and discipline, I never cease to follow, not questioning their being Saints in heaven.
Σελίδα 130 - ... look upon the sweet face of day, or breathe the liberal air which God has filled with thrilling health. Yet persecution was not yet over. He entered the kingdom of Mercia, the dominions of his friend Ethelred,1 for whom he had procured the papal confirmation of the Peterborough charter.
Σελίδα 43 - Whatever that fountain waters," says St. Willibald, " grows healthily, and flourishes, because of the blessing of the Prophet Elisha." The modern traveller bears the same witness ; " The fountain pours forth a large stream of sweet and pleasant water, which is scattered in rivulets over a wide extent. By these abundant waters fertility and verdure are spread over the plain. Where the water does not flow the plain produces nothing1".

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