Fasti Christiani, Or, Rhymes on the Kalendar; In Six Books

Fasti Christiani, Or, Rhymes on the Kalendar; In Six Books

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...while Augustine was placed The earliest primate of our land beloved. 7-" Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised 785 In His own city, on His holy hill, Joy of the earth entire; whose kings, amazed At all His wonders, tremble and are still." God! at Thy presence Sina shook of old, And now Mount Sion feels Thee; and 'tis seen 790 How Thou our King, with graces manifold, Go'st in the sactuary. Where Thou hast been 'Tis wonder all.--Three times a year of old All Isr'el's males appear'd before the Lord Where He had chosen; and now Christians hold 795 Three greatest feasts, and feed from th'heav'nly board, And in their King rejoice. Of these the last Succeeds the ancient Pentecost; for then It was that Christ's disciples, cordial placed In keen expectancy, were made new men 800 Foster-fathers and nurses are the proper translation in Isaiah xlix. 23. These were, and are, in the east, the slaves of the family; and accordingly it is next said: "They shall bow down to thee with face toward the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet." Such was the prophetic theory of the alliance of Church and State. The modern one is directly contrary, and would have the Church lick up the dust under the feet of sovereigns. M-y. By the descending Spirit; who fulfill'd Those words of Jesus, that the Father soon 28. ' wiiit-Monday. Would give another Paraclete, each child Of heav'nly truth to bless with lasting boon. No longer orphans now, but with Christ's life 805 Present in ev'ry soul we live anew; Nor care for tribulation's wearing strife While heav'nly things our constant spirits view. "Pis thus that God repairs old Babel's loss, And " of one language and one speech" again 810 Makes " all the earth," and rears the...show more

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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566165
  • 9781236566164