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Pagina 152 - But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.
Pagina 54 - A record of the proceeding was then entered in a book kept for that purpose, and signed by the mayor.
Pagina 465 - ... when you have those singularly beautiful curves — more beautiful, perhaps, in the parts that are not seen than in those that meet the eye— whose beauty, revealed in shadow more than in form — you have a peculiar characteristic — a form of beauty which belongs to no nation but our own, and to no portion of our nation but the Keltic portion.
Pagina 9 - ... is sette to sale, either in the church or some other place assigned to that purpose. Then when this is set abroche, well is he that can gete the soonest to it, and spend the most at it.
Pagina 164 - ... bishopric of Dorchester. The diocese was large, extending from the Thames to the Humber, so the Norman prelate determined to make Lincoln his cathedral city instead of Dorchester on Thames. On the summit of Lincoln Hill, within the Roman wall, and a short distance from William's castle, Bishop Remigius built a church, " strong as the place was strong and fair as the place was fair, which should both be a joy to the servants of God and, as befitted the time, unconquerable by enemies.
Pagina 152 - ... retain his name in their nomenclature, which is Thor's day, the day of Thor, while we have retained only his chief attribute of thunder in the name of our day. It has a grim signification, indicative as it is of storm and strife. Thor descends to the Giants and meets them on their own ground. And here it would seem as if in all mythology there were a sort of prophetic perception of what had to be completed in a holier, higher form in the mighty works which Christianity has taught us to contemplate....
Pagina 101 - And purchas'd land as much and more, Than all his elders did before ; He had four children, with two wives, They died young, the one wife survives, None better of his rank...
Pagina 152 - And here it would seem as if in all mythology there were a sort of prophetic perception of what had to be completed in a holier, higher form in the mighty works which Christianity has taught us to contemplate. Let us not be accused of irreverence when we fancy that there are such traces of prophetic truth in these wild poetic teachings! But when Odin, in a wondrous weird song, tells his worshippers that he hung from a cursed tree three times three days, and saw the bitter evil of man ! when the God-principle...
Pagina 465 - The technical skill displayed in the fabrication and finish of these objects is great, and the quality of the art displayed in their decoration is high. There is implied in their production a special dexterity in preparing moulds and compounding alloys, in casting, chasing, and engraving, in the polishing and setting of jewels, in the composition and fixing of enamels.