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Concerning the prophesying of the two witnesses.

The little book commences with the year 606, or with the

beginning of the first woe-trumpet, p. 50.-What is meant

by measuring the temple, and not measuring the outer court

of the Gentiles, p. 51.-The two witnesses are not the Old

and New Testaments, p. 53.—Bp. Newton is perfectly right

in the spirit, though not quite accurate in the letter, of his

interpretation of their character, p. 54.-They are certainly

two churches, p.54.-Throughout the whole Apocalypse,

the idea of a twofold Church of Christ is constantly pre-

served: the Church before and the Church after, the

advent of our Lord, p. 55-The two witnesses literally re-

present these two Churches, forming jointly the faithful

Church general: but spiritually they mean the mystical

children of the universal Church, those that are Israelites,

indeed, p. 56.-The circumstance of their being said to pro-

phesy is no objection to the supposition, that they symbolize

all God's faithful witnesses during the prevalence of the

Apostasy, p. 57-In what sense they shut up heaven, and

smite the earth with plagues, during the time of their pro-

phesying, p. 58.-In what sense they are said to have only

one mouth, p. 60.--How, and when, the two witnesses were

slain by the beast of the bottomless pit, p.62.-Our Lord was

literally crucified within the limits of the great city, p.78.

-In what manner the witnesses lay dead three days and

a half, p. 82. The meaning of the word Hour, p. 104.—A

what period we are to divide the first woe-trumpet from the

second woe-trumpet in the history of the Western Apostasy,


Concerning the ten-horned beast of the sea.

The seven-headed and ten-horned beast of the sea is not the same as his own little horn mentioned by Daniel, or the Papacy, p.180. On the contrary, he is the same as Daniel's ten-horned beast, of whom the little Papa: horn was only a single member: that is to say, he is the temporal Roman Empire, p. 193.-In what sense St. John beheld the rise of the ten-horned beast, p. 197.-How the ten-horned beast is said to continue or to practise 42 months, which is the same period as the reign of his own little horn, p. 197.-In what sense it is said, that this beast “ was, and is not, and yet is," p. 199.-The apocalyptic ten-horned beast is the Roman beast, in his revived or papally idolatrous state, p. 200.-How he is said to have seven heads, p. 202.--In what sense he was wounded to death by a sword under his sixth head, and afterwards restored to life again, p. 206.—An enquiry into what is meant by the last head of the beast, p. 218.-His last head consists jointly of his seventh and eighth heads; whence it may be termed his septimo-octave head, p. 225It can only be sought for among the following powers: the line of the Western Emperors; the three Kingdoms of the Heruli, the Ostrogoths and the Lombards; the Exarchate of Ravenna; the Popedom; and the Carlovingia. Empire, p. 227. This septimo-octave head cannot be the line of the Western Emperors and the Papacy, p. 228.-Neither can it be the three Gothic kingdoms in Italy and the Papacy, p. 229.-Nor can it be the Exarchate of Ravenna and the Papacy, p. 231.-Nor the Papacy considered as existing in a twofold capacity, p. 233.But the Patriciate of Rome merging into the Carlovingian Emperorship, p. 239.— While Charlemagne was l'atrician of Rome, he was the seventh head: when he became Emperor, he was the eighth head; the seventh and eighth heads being then, in his person amalgamated, as it were, so as to form one septimo-octave

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head, p. 240.-Three objections to this scheme of interpretation answered, p. 243. No power has ever yet arisen within the limits of the Roman Empire, which at all answers to the prophetic character of the double or septimo-octave head, except the Carlovingian monarchy alone, p. 256.On what head of the beast the ten horns appeared to be growing, p. 257.--Various points of resemblance between the beast and the revived or Papal Roman Empire, p. 258. -General statement of the whole interpretation of the symbol of the seven-headed and ten-horned beast, p. 262. --Accomplishment of the last part of the prophecy, p. 264.


Concerning the two-horned beast of the earth.

The two-horned beast of the earth and the image are not Infi-
delity and democratic Tyranny, p. 267.-Neither are
they the French republic and the prostitute goddess of rea-
son and liberty, p. 275.-The two-horned beast is not the
same as the beast of the bottomless pit-Ludovicus cannot
be the name of the beast, p. 277.-The two-horned beast
is not the Romish clergy, as contradistinguished from the
Papacy, p. 281.-But he is the catholic spiritual empire of
the Church of Rome, considered as including both the Pope.,
his head, and the regular and secular papal clergy his two
lamb-like horns, or distinct ecclesiastical kingdoms, p. 283.
This spiritual empire, which at its first rise was only a
small spiritual kingdom, is represented by Daniel under the
symbol of a little horn springing up among the ten horns.
of the Roman beast: but, when the saints were given into
the hand of the little horn by the Pope being constituted
Bishop of Bishops and supreme head of the universal Church,
the little horn became a catholic spiritual empire, and as
such is represented by St. John under the symbol of a second



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