D'Aubigné's "History of the Great Reformation in Germany and Switzerland," Reviewed: Or, The Reformation in Germany Examined in Its Instruments, Causes, and Manner, and in Its Influence on Religion, Government, Literature and General Civilization
John Murphy, 1844 - 379 pages
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Page 159 - And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.
Page 137 - Lord: 33 But he that is married caretb for the things that are of the world, how he may please his wife. 34 There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy, both in body and in spirit : but she that is married, careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
Page 159 - She saw the commencement of all the governments and of all the ecclesiastical establishments that now exist in the world; and we feel no assurance that she is not destined to see the end of them all. She was great and respected before the Saxon had set foot on Britain, before the Frank had passed the Rhine, when Grecian eloquence still flourished at Antioch, when idols were still worshipped in the temple of Mecca.
Page 158 - That line we trace back in an unbroken series from the Pope who crowned Napoleon in the nineteenth century to the Pope who crowned Pepin in the eighth ; and far beyond the time of Pepin the august dynasty extends till it is lost in the twilight of fable. The republic of Venice came next in antiquity. But the republic of Venice was modern when compared with the Papacy; and the republic of Venice is gone, and the Papacy remains.
Page 159 - Nor do we see any sign which indicates that the term of her long dominion is approaching. She saw the commencement of all the governments, and of all the ecclesiastical establishments, that now exist in the world; and we feel no assurance that she is no-, destined to see the end of them all.
Page 158 - The Papacy remains, not in decay, not a mere antique, but full of life and youthful vigour.
Page 210 - Jewish eating of the paschal lamb "of one year old and without stain," a much more lively and appropriate type of the death of Christ — " the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world" — than the symbols of mere bread and wine?
Page 176 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the flood-gates of heaven were opened : and the rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Page 157 - No other institution is left standing which carries the mind back to the times when the smoke of sacrifice rose from the Pantheon, and when camelopards and tigers bounded in the Flavian amphitheatre. The proudest royal houses are but of yesterday, when compared with the line of the Supreme Pontiffs. That line we trace back in an unbroken series from the Pope who crowned Napoleon in the nineteenth century to the Pope who crowned Pepin in...