The Song of the Cross, and the Chant of the Labour of Satan

The Song of the Cross, and the Chant of the Labour of Satan

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... of the nations, the upholder of justice for the weak, hast thou, even thou also stooped low, hast thou, even thou also, like the barbaric kinds, who in days gone by adored thee for thy divinity, stooped to the use of the infernal principle of rule by brute force? Hast not thou too, also bowed the knee to the god of the lower world, even the power of iniquity? Yea verily, thou hast given thy love unto the power of destruction, and thine adoration unto the dominion of death; and woe, woe is me that I must bear the burden of thy shame. Crushed am I with thy heavy dishonour. Woe, woe is me that I must declare thy sorrowful judgment. Thy prestige among men is gone. Thy fair renown is no more; thy goodly name is in the history of the past; for the glory of thy God hath departed from thee. The sword of the justice of the Spirit of Truth, which thy Lord committed unto thee in the days of thy high honour, has been broken before thine eyes. Woe, woe is me that I, thy son, should be constrained to utter thy heavy judgment. Bitter as gall is the word to my soul. Behold thy god, 0 Britain. 15 "Whom the gods would destroy they madden;" and thou, O Satanas, art the cunning will for the execution of this work. Thou hast cast over our minds all manner of phantasies, wherewith we are so puffed up in our vain self-esteem, as to imagine that we are the one great and worthy people of the earth, and in our insane pride we cry out: "Who on earth may stand before us? Who among the nations may compare unto us? Let them all come and try our strength! Surely we are invincible! Surely we are as God l " O People given over to these foolish, highsounding, self-inflating vanities, ye are already on the highway to ruin. Ye have forgotten the...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677423X
  • 9781236774231