A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art

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Hurd and Houghton, 1874 - 510 Seiten
 

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Seite 342 - THE summer and autumn had been so wet, That in winter the corn was growing yet : 'Twas a piteous sight to see, all around, The grain lie rotting on the ground.
Seite 191 - I shall see him, but not now ; I shall behold him, but not nigh : there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.
Seite 17 - And a great portent appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2 she was with child and she cried out in her pangs of birth, in anguish for delivery.
Seite 200 - Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved...
Seite 262 - Be strong, live happy, and love ! But, first of all, Him, whom to love is to obey, and keep His great command : take heed lest passion sway Thy judgment to do aught, which else free will Would not admit : thine, and of all thy sons, The weal or woe in thee is plac'd ; beware!
Seite 44 - And every one that hath forsaken houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit everlasting life.
Seite 343 - Another came running presently, And he was pale as pale could be. "Fly! my lord bishop, fly!" quoth he; "Ten thousand rats are coming this way, — The Lord forgive you for yesterday...
Seite 298 - I am Raphael, one of the seven holy angels, which present the prayers of the saints, and which go in and out before the glory of the Holy One.
Seite 169 - I will drink now, my lord, because my life is magnified in me this day more than all the days since I was born.
Seite 248 - Edwin, tutored in the school Of sorrow, still maintains a heathen rule, Who comes with functions apostolical ? Mark him, of shoulders curved, and stature tall, Black hair, and vivid eye, and meagre cheek, His prominent feature like an eagle's beak ; A Man whose aspect doth at once appal And strike with reverence.

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