Statistical Account of the Parish of St. Just: In Penwith, in the County of Cornwall: with Some Notice of Its Ecclesiastical and Druidical Antiquities

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R. D. Rodda, 1842 - Всего страниц: 118

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Стр. 47 - For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God; that the nation, seeing that their temples are not destroyed, may remove error from their hearts, and knowing and adoring the true God, may the more familiarly resort to the places to which they have been accustomed.
Стр. 53 - Assembled gay, a richly gorgeous train, In all their pomp attend his setting throne. Air, earth, and ocean smile immense. And now, As if his weary chariot sought the bowers Of Amphitrite, and her tending nymphs, (So Grecian fable sung) he dips his orb; Now half-immersed, and now a golden curve, Gives one bright glance, then total disappears.
Стр. 5 - Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kind of riches; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded in thy fairs.
Стр. 47 - When, therefore, Almighty God shall bring you to the most reverend Bishop Augustine, our brother, tell him what I have, upon mature deliberation on the affair of the English, determined upon, viz., that the temples of the idols in that nation ought not to be destroyed; but let the idols that are in them be destroyed; let holy water be made and sprinkled in the said temples, let altars be erected, and relics placed.
Стр. 48 - Giver of all things for their sustenance : to the end that, whilst some gratifications are outwardly permitted them, they may the more easily consent to the inward consolations of the grace of God. For there is no doubt that it is impossible to efface everything at once from their obdurate minds ; because he who endeavours to ascend to the highest place, rises by degrees or steps, and not by leaps.
Стр. 48 - there is no doubt that it is impossible to efface every " thing at once from their obdurate minds ; because he " who endeavours to ascend to the highest place, rises " by degrees or steps and not by leaps.
Стр. 48 - And because they have been used to slaughter many oxen in the sacrifices to devils, some solemnity must be exchanged for them on this account, as that on the day of the dedication, or the nativities of the holy martyrs, whose relics are there deposited, they may build themselves huts of the boughs of trees, about those churches which have been turned to that use from temples, and celebrate the solemnity with religious feasting...
Стр. 48 - the nativities of the holy martyrs, whose relics are " there deposited, they may build themselves huts of " the boughs of trees about those churches which have " been turned to that use from temples, and celebrate " the solemnity with religious feasting, and no more
Стр. 17 - It was an exact circle of 126 feet diameter; the perpendicular height of the bank, from the area within, now, seven feet; but the height from the bottom of the ditch without, ten feet at present, formerly more. The seats consist of six steps, fourteen inches wide, and one foot high, with one on the top of all, where the Rampart is about seven feet wide.

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