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7. where the Apostle compares the suffering Christians to “ Gold tried by the fire ;
" but why did he , after having used the word gold , omit the dla wupos Soria
Souve of St. Peter , to substitute xv za pecivo wupwpevol ? why ...
Men of genius may catch some sparks of this heavenly fire , they may imitate it ,
and with considerable success . But no one is found so confident in this kind of
strength , as to neglect , the arts of composition . Mahomet was a man of superior
And hence he collects that the Apocalypse , displaying bold imagery , with much
fire of composition , an oriental form of speech , and an incorrect manner , might
indeed be written by St. John some years before he wrote his Gospel ; but that he
... but also from a third Power ; “ from the seven spirits which are before the “
throne . " To understand this expression , we must refer to chap . iv . 5. where , in
the glorious representation of the Deity , are exhibited “ seven lamps of “ fire
The most ancient commentators , as reported or followed by Andreas
Cęsariensis , by Arethas , Primasius , and Victorinus , understood by the seven
spirits and seven lamps of fire ( ch . iv . 5 , ) the Holy Spirit , or the seven
Charismata thereof ...
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The Apocalypse, Or Revelation of Saint John, Translated: With Notes ...
John Chappel Woodhouse
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