Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 8

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1870

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Page 274 - I profess, likewise, that in the mass there is offered to God a true, proper, and propitiatory sacrifice for the living and the dead ; and that in the most holy sacrament of the eucharist, there is truly, really, and substantially, the body and blood, together with the soul and divinity, of our Lord Jesus Christ...
Page 196 - And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers: unto which promise our twelve tribes, instantly serving God day and night, hope to come. For which hope's sake, king Agrippa, I am accused of the Jews. Why should it be thought a thing incredible with you, that God should raise the dead...
Page 121 - The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath ; it is twice blessed ; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
Page 220 - THE measure is English heroic verse without rime, as that of Homer in Greek, and of Virgil in Latin, rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre...
Page 121 - Slowly and sadly we laid him down, From the field of his fame fresh and gory; We carved not a line, and we raised not a stone, But we left him alone with his glory.
Page 146 - Unless I be convinced," he said, "by Scripture and reason, I neither can nor dare retract anything, for my conscience is a captive to God's word, and it is neither safe nor right to go against conscience. There I take my stand. I can do no otherwise. So help me, God. Amen.
Page 116 - It is more than two feet in length from the tip of the bill to the extremity of the tail. The bill is thick and strong, compressed at the sides, the mandibles sharp at the edges ; the upper mandible curved at the tip, and exceeding the lower in length.
Page 274 - And in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son ; who together with the Father and the Son is adored and glorified ; who spoke by the prophets.
Page 274 - Likewise, that the saints reigning together with Christ are to be honoured and invocated, and that they offer prayers to God for us ; and that their relics are to be held in veneration.
Page 274 - Christ ; and that there is made a conversion of the whole substance of the bread into the body, and of the whole substance of the wine into the blood ; which conversion the Catholic Church calls Transubstantiation. I also confess, that under either kind alone Christ is received whole and entire, and a true sacrament.

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