Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays

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J. Murray, 1870 - Church history - 500 pages

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Page 120 - And they, who to be sure of Paradise, Dying, put on the weeds of Dominic, Or in Franciscan think to pass disguised.
Page 355 - Vergine bella, che di sol vestita, coronata di stelle, al sommo Sole piacesti sģ che 'n te sua luce ascose, amor mi spinge a dir di te parole; ma non so 'ncominciar senza tu' aita e di colui ch'amando in te si pose.
Page 116 - Stemmed the wild torrent of a barbarous age, And drove those holy Vandals off the stage. But see! each Muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her withered bays; Rome's ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his reverend head.
Page 357 - Thus, there was a wonder in Heaven; a throne was seen far above all created powers, mediatorial, intercessory, a title archetypal, a crown bright as the morning star, a glory issuing from the eternal throne, robes pure as the heavens, and a sceptre over all.
Page 448 - Thence to the gates cast round thine eye, and see What conflux issuing forth, or entering in, Praetors, proconsuls to their provinces Hasting, or on return, in robes of state ; Lictors and rods, the ensigns of their power, Legions and cohorts, turms of horse and wings ; Or embassies from regions far remote, In various habits, on the Appian road...
Page 452 - ... di faciant, mea ne terra locet ossa frequenti, qua facit assiduo tramite vulgus iter ! post mortem tumuli sic infamantur amantum. me tegat arborea devia terra coma, aut humer ignotae cumulis vallatus harenae : non iuvat in media nomen habere via.
Page 399 - It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary, the mother of James, and other women that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles.
Page 20 - It is not for you to know the times or the seasons which the Father has put in his own power.
Page 31 - O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived; thou art stronger than I, and thou hast prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; every one mocks me. For whenever I speak, I cry out, I shout, "Violence and destruction!
Page 449 - Meroe, Nilotic isle, and more to west, The realm of Bocchus to the Black-moor sea ; From the Asian kings, and Parthian among these, From India and the golden Chersonese, . And utmost Indian isle, Taprobane, Dusk faces with white silken turbans wreathed, From Gallia, Gades, and the British west, Germans and Scythians, and Sarmatians north Beyond Danubius to the Tauric pool.

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