An inquiry into the shape, the beauty, and stature, of the person of Christ, and of the Virgin Mary; offered to the consideration of the late converts to Popery
G. Strahan, 1735 - 98 pages
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Page 4 - For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground : he hath no form nor comeliness ; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.
Page 12 - His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets ^ of fine gold : His countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars. His mouth is most sweet : yea, he is altogether lovely.
Page 72 - Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted, and extolled, and be very high. As many were astonied at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men...
Page 90 - Being in the form of God, He thought it not robbery to be equal with God ; but made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men : and being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.
Page 11 - My beloved is white and ruddy, The chiefest among ten thousand. His head is as the most fine gold, His locks are bushy, and black as a raven. His eyes are as the eyes of doves by the rivers of waters, Washed with milk, and fitly set.
Page 29 - Christ alone without Sin. CHRIST in the truth of our nature was made like unto us in all things, sin only except, from •which he was clearly void, both in his flesh and in his spirit.
Page 73 - Him. He is defpifed and rejected of men ; a Man of forrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from Him ; He was defpifed, and we efteemed Him not.
Page 72 - As many were astonished at thee; his visage was so marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men: so shall he sprinkle many nations; the kings shall shut their mouths at him: for that which had not been told them shall they see; and that which they had not heard shall they consider.
Page 46 - He is a tall, well proportioned man ; there is an air of serenity in his countenance, which attracts at once the love and reverence of those who see him. His hair is of the colour of new wine from the roots to his ears, and from thence to the shoulders it is curled, and falls down to the lowest part of them. Upon the forehead it parts in two, after the manner of the Nazarenes. His forehead is flat and fair, his face without any defect, and adorned with a very graceful...