New Cyclopaedia of Prose Illustrations; Adapted to Christian Teaching Embracing Mythology, Analogies, Legends, Parables, Emblems, Metaphors, Similes, Allegories, Proverbs Classic, Historic, and Religious Anecdotes, Etc. First Volume 1

New Cyclopaedia of Prose Illustrations; Adapted to Christian Teaching Embracing Mythology, Analogies, Legends, Parables, Emblems, Metaphors, Similes, Allegories, Proverbs Classic, Historic, and Religious Anecdotes, Etc. First Volume 1

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...2876. HEAVEN, Dawn o A converted heathen child coming to the gates of death said, " After this, heaven I" Blumhardt, when dying, exclaimed, " Light breaks in! hallelujah I and expired. Olympia Morata, dying, declared, "I distinctly behold a place tilled with ineffable light." 2877. HEAVEN, no Death in. A Christian lady, on her death-bed, in reply to a remark of her brother, who was taking leave of her to return to his distant residence, that he should probably never again meet her in the land of the living, answered, "Brother, I trust we shall meet in the land of the living: we are now in the land of the dying." 2878. HEAVEN, Dimensions ot Revelations, twenty-first chapter, sixteenth verse, " And ho measured the city with a reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length, height, and breadth of it are equal." Twelve thousand furlongs, 7,929,000 feet, which, being cubed, is 948,988,000,000,000,000,000,000 cubic feet, the half of which we will reserve for the throne of God and the court of heaven, half of the balance for the streets; and the remainder divided by 4.96, the cubical feet in the rooms 19 feet square and 16 feet high, will be 5,743,759,000,000 rooms. We will now suppose the world always did and always will contain 900,000,000 of inhabitants, and a generation will last 83J years, (2,700,000' every century), and that the world stands 100,000 years, --27,000,000,000,000 persons. Then suppose there were 11,230 such worlds, equal to this number of inhabitants and duration of years, then there would be a room 16 feet long and 17 feet wide and 15 feet high for each person; and yet there would be room. Episcopal Methodist. 2879. HEAVEN, Distance to. We measure distance by time. We are apt to say that...show more

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  • Paperback | 632 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 32mm | 1,111g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236629329
  • 9781236629326