Letters to Charles Butler, Esq; Comprising Essays on the Romish Religion and Vindicating the Book of the Church

Letters to Charles Butler, Esq; Comprising Essays on the Romish Religion and Vindicating the Book of the Church

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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. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...Polidore Virgil, was suspected at the time: u Verum quia image Christi de cruce pendentis, visa est eam reddidisse vocem, ita fides habita est oraculo, ut Presbyteri causd ceciderint, et turba omnis sedata sit; atque sic monaclzi, ope divind, vel humana potius (nam etiam tunc non defuerunt qui oraculum Phmbi, magis quam Dei fuisse, hoc est hominum fraude, non Dei nutu editum puterint) utcumque parta retinuerint. I find this passage in Yepes, who, in an attempt to disprove Polidore's opinion, fairly admits that the circumstance might be thought a trick if it had occurred before an ignorant assembly. Y si aquella maraiia, 0 _/iccion que el dize, se lziziera delante de quatro 0 se_1/s personas ignorantes, aun nos pudiera persuadir, que avia sidojuego de manos, 0 de boca, e efetos de algun embaydon Pero esta/tdo el Rey presenie, los Grandes de la Corte, los Argobispos, Obispos, Abades, y toda al gente mas granada del reyno, es engano pensar que d todos se avia de dar esta papilla. Bien se vee Christiano lector, quanto inconveniente trayga este modo de dezir; y lo que mas mueve, es ver, que San Dunstano estuviesse delante, y aquellos santos Abades, dc quien hemos tedio commemoracion arriba, que fueron testigos deste acaescimiento; y aunque se enganassen los hombres ordinarios, pero gente alumbrada, y hecha a divinas revelaciones, ni ellos avian de /zazer un embelepo, y trampa semejante, ni dexar de caer en la cuenta del verdadero sucesso.--Coronica Gen. de S. Benito, t. v. flI 120; A more unfortunate appeal to character has seldom been made. The' Archbishops, Bishops, and Abbots, of whom he speaks, were parties in the cause for which the Image appeared as advocate; and the reason why...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957601
  • 9781236957603