The Calendar of the Anglican Church Illustrated: With Brief Accounts of the Saints who Have Churches Dedicated in Their Names, Or Whose Images are Most Frequently Met With, in England: the Early Christian and Medieval Symbols; and an Index of Emblems

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John Henry Parker, 1851 - 384 oldal

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328. oldal - As for the likeness of their faces, they four had the face of a man, and the face of a lion, on the right side : and they four had the face of an ox on the left side ; they four also had the face of an eagle.
170. oldal - Rules to know when the Moveable Feasts and Holy-days begin. EASTER-DAY, on which the rest depend, is always the first Sunday after the full moon which happens upon or next after the twenty-first day of March, and if the full moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.
328. oldal - And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal : and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind.
155. oldal - As there are three kinds of martyrdom, the first both in will and deed, which is the highest; the second in will but not in deed ; the third in deed but not in will ; so the Church commemorates these martyrs in the same order : St.
13. oldal - Staffordshire; which yet are of two kinds also, some public, of a larger size, which hang commonly here at one end of the mantle-tree of their chimneys, for the use of the whole family; and others private, of a smaller size, which they carry in their pockets.
319. oldal - Among the first Christians, the instrument of God's suffering and man's redemption, the CROSS, was made the chief emblem of their faith, the chief mark of their community, their standard and their watchword. It was carefully imprinted alike on the habitations of the living and the receptacles of the dead".
130. oldal - In Callot's Images, and in Le Clerc, their supposed martyrdom is represented, one being sawn asunder, the other stabbed while kneeling in prayer. S. Simon has almost invariably a long saw in one hand, but sometimes he has one or two fish. S. Jude has a club, or a boat or ship, in allusion to his...
328. oldal - And the first beast was like a lion, and the second beast like a calf, and the third beast had a face as a man, and the fourth beast wot like a flying eagle.
12. oldal - Canutus raigned sole king of England for 20 years : during which time and the raigns of his two successors, also Danish kings of England, many of their customs and utensils, no doubt on't, obtained here, amongst which I guess I may reckon an ancient sort of Almanacks they call Cloggs, made upon square sticks, still (AD 1686) in use here among the meaner sort of people, which I cannot but think must be some remains of the Danish government, finding the same with little difference to have been used...
88. oldal - He was of a noble parentage, and passed his youth in the study of grammar, philosophy, and the Scriptures. Swithin was promoted to holy orders by Helmstan, bishop of Winchester, at whose death, in 852, king Ethelwolf granted him the see.

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