Partheneia Sacra or the Mysterious and Delicious Garden of the Sacred Parthenes; Symbolically Set Forth and Enriched with Pious Devises and Emblemes C

Partheneia Sacra or the Mysterious and Delicious Garden of the Sacred Parthenes; Symbolically Set Forth and Enriched with Pious Devises and Emblemes C

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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. 1633 edition. Excerpt: ...---'-------: -7---i T H i O 11 v B7 rjjf benignirie and liberalities which to the end that Patron and kmer of men the Sonne of God might truly sliew it was needful, through the bowels of mercie to vijit 9s rising from about; which in this Mysterie was truly done, when Gabriel taking the person of anEmbasl'adourdeliuered hisEmbassage to Marie, whom if you conceaue as the Doue of Noe, bringing in his hand a sprig of green and flourishing Otiue with him, as the ensigne of his Legation, you slial not think amissej lince the okue-branch is euen with the GentUs themselues, the Symbol of mercie, but inafingular and peculiar manner denotes to vsthe Virgin in the Theater of the Annunciation. But hcer may we demand with S. Ambrose-how eame it to pafle, the Oliue mould flourish so suddenly after the Deluge, andput forth a twig so soone?doubfcing, whether that leaf ( for so he calles it) sprung before the floud, or, during it; concludes if did, and that the iust Ncrreioyced, to fee some fruit reserucd of the old feed; and gathered thence a notable signe of the Diuine Mercie, for that as then he had remoued thedeluge, shewing the fruit whichthe inundatid' could not hurt, as holding the litle branch of green Otmto be a fignetherof, which euen flouriihedin the midst of the waters and vniuersal inundation of vindieatiue Iustice, fince this Oliue of Mercie could nor. bedrownd, swallowed, otwithered wholy. Wherein truly may we worthily contemplate outblcsledF/rgi Marie expresly deciphered, as the especially and most: singularly preserued plant of this mysterious Oliut% which euen flourishing before the floud 4 Ceased not likewise to be green and prosper in the vetie floud. For if the iust man worthily reioyced to behold yet some fruit to remaine of the old seed jshow more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236581148
  • 9781236581143