Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 7

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1870

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Page 28 - Original Sin standeth not in the following of Adam, (as the Pelagians do vainly talk;) but it is the fault and corruption of the Nature of every man, that naturally is engendered of the offspring of Adam; whereby man is very far gone from original righteousness, and is of his own nature inclined to evil, so that the flesh lusteth always contrary to the spirit; and therefore in every person born into this world, it deserveth God's wrath and damnation.
Page 9 - Here maidens are sighing, and fragrant their sigh As the flower of the Amra just oped by a bee ; And precious their tears as that rain from the sky, Which turns into pearls as it falls in the sea.
Page 15 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Page 30 - We bought you with a price, and did not seize you. Now we sacrifice you according to custom, and no sin rests with us.
Page 15 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a priest or bishop in the church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands.
Page 12 - For breakfast, I take four or five ounces of beef, mutton, kidneys, broiled fish, bacon, or cold meat of any kind except pork ; a large cup of tea (without milk or sugar), a little biscuit, or one ounce of dry toast.
Page 10 - Those who vomit it are considered innocent, while those whom it purges are pronounced guilty, and put to death by burning. The innocent return to their homes, and slaughter a cock as a thankoffering to their guardian spirits. The practice of ordeal is common among all the negro nations north of the Zambesi.

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