Dublin Review Volume 33

Dublin Review Volume 33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...The English Church was, and the English Church was not, and the English Church is once again. This is the portent worthy of a cry. It is $116 coming in of a second spring."--(p. 13.) ' Father Newman develops his argument in the following eloquent and impressive paragraph, which we copy entire for the benefit of our readers: " Three centuries ago and the Catholic Church, that great creation of God's power, stood in this land in pride of place. It had' the honours of near one tliousand years upon it; it was enthroned in some twenty sees up and down the broad country; it was based in the will of a faithful people; it energised through ten thousand instruments of power and influence; and it was ennobled by a. host of saints and martyrs. The churches, one by one, recounted and rojoiced in the line of glorified intercessors, who were the respective objects of their grateful homage. Canterbury alone numbered, perhaps, some sixteen, from St. Augustine to St. Dunstan and St.' Elpliege, from St. Anselm and St. Thomas down to St. EdITll1d_ York had its St. Paulinus, St. John, St. Wilfrid, and St. William;' London its St. Erconwald; Durham its St. Cuthbert; Winton its St. Swithin. Then there was St. Aidan of Lindisfarne, and St_ llugh of Lincoln, and St. Chad of Liclifield, and St. Thomas of Hereford, and St. Oswald and St. Wulstan of Worcester, and St. Osmuiid of Salisbury, and St. Birinus of Dorcester, and St. Richard of Chichester. And then, too, its religious orders, its monastic estab_ lishments, its universities, its wide relations all over Europe, its high prerogatives in the temporal state. its wealth. its dependencies, its popular honours-where is there in the whole of Christendom a more glorious hierarchy...show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856473
  • 9781236856470