The Holbein Society's Facsimile Reprints

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...of people was affembled againft him, & to the Treafury they killed him. Antiochus, who had troubled the bowels of mercy, fuffered fevere pains of the bowels, and by a miferable death (2 . ix. 28) died in the mountain. The wicked _Iafon (2 . v. ). who had led captive his own brother, and had banifhed feveral people of his country, died in exile, and remained unpitied and unburied. Menelaus in a ihort time malicioufly obtained the principality, but foon was he caft headlong from a high tower upon a heap of afhes. It is the rich man, whofe neld had produced abundance of fruit (Luke xii. I6), vho, when he thought of deftroying his barns in order to build larger, believed in living longer, but he did not. For it was faid to him by our Lord, Fool, this night thou wilt perifh. Very terrible is the example of that famous bad rich man, who was feafting fo much (Luke xvi.), and who died and was buried in hell. Ananias and his wife Sapphira (Aets v. 1), becaufe they fraudulently kept back part of the price of their field when fold, died terribly at the reproof of faint Peter. Herod, feated on the judgment feat, & clothed in royal garments, was fpeaking to the people. (Aats xii. 21.) And the people cried out, "The words of God & not of men." Then immediately the Angel of the Lord fmote him: Becaufe he had not given the honour to God. And con fumed of worms, he expired miferably. Another depiiited defcription of the precious Death of the juft. ' HEN Abel and Cain were in the field, Cain _ rofe up againft Abel and killed him. (Gen. iv. 8.) _ And according to the reafon given for it, be-caufe his works were evil, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833554
  • 9781236833556