Gildae de Excidio Britanniae; Fragmenta, Liber de Paenitentia, Accedit Et Lorica Gildae Volume 1-2

Gildae de Excidio Britanniae; Fragmenta, Liber de Paenitentia, Accedit Et Lorica Gildae Volume 1-2

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ... Mourn, ye priests, that serve the altar, because the fields have become wretched. Let the earth mourn because the corn is become wretched and the vine dried uf, the oil is diminished, the husbandmen have become languish. Mourn, ye estates, for the wheat and barley, because the vine harvest 10 is ferished from the field, the vine is dried up, the fig-trees have become fewer: the pomegranates, palms, apple-tree, and all trees of the field are withered, because the sons of men have throiun joy into confusion. All these words must be understood by you in a spiritual sense, lest your souls be withered by so destructive 'S famine for the Word of God. Again: Weep ye priests that serve the Lord, saying, Spare, Lord, J-i, rtthy people; give not thine inheritance to reproach, and let not the Gentiles rule over them, lest the Gentiles say, Where is their Cod? Yet ye in no wise hear these things, but permit all things by ao which the indignation of the divine anger is kindled. 84 Give express heed to what the holy prophet Hosca also says to priests of your small stature: Hear this, ye priests and hearten, - -. thoit house of Israel, and thou, house of the ting, fasten them in your ears, since judgment is toward-you, because ye have been made a -s snare unto watchfulness, and like a net spread upon Tabor, which they who have set the hunt have fixed. 85 To you also there is signified an alienation of this kind from the Lord by the prophet Amos, when he says: / have hated andAm thrust away your feast-days, and / will not accept a nveet sin-our in y your solemn assemblies, because, though ye offer your burnt offerings The Latin of the Hiblical anil Ecclesiastical language, by inct.iplasm, employs the second declension in...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236557085
  • 9781236557087