Letters from Europe: During a Tour Through Switzerland and Italy, in the Years 1801 and 1802, Volume 2

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Page 164 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 345 - De par le roi — Defense a Dieu, De faire miracle en ce lieu.
Page 43 - Women received their dead raised to life again : and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection. And others had trial of cruel mockings, and scourgings, yea, moreover, of bonds and imprisonment. They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword...
Page 262 - To THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTY PRINCE JAMES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD, KING OF GREAT BRITAIN FRANCE, AND IRELAND, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH, &c., the Translators of the Bible wish Grace, Mercy and peace, through JESUS CHRIST our Lord.
Page 44 - There is a path which no fowl knoweth, and which the vulture's eye hath not seen: the lion's whelps have not trodden it, nor the fierce lion passed by it.
Page 89 - Rome with respect to the transubstantiation, or change of the bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ...
Page 72 - The two grand points that were proposed to the deliberation of this famous council, were, the union of the Greek and Latin churches, and the reformation of the church universal both in itsheadand in its members, according to the resolution that had been taken in the council of Constance.
Page 190 - The diffusion of the noise varies according to the state of the atmosphere and the direction of the wind, but it may be heard under favourable circumstances through a distance of forty-six miles : at Toronto, across Lake Ontario. To the geologist the Niagara falls have interest, on account of the movement which it is supposed has taken place in their position. The force of the waters appears to be wearing...
Page 84 - November, this same year, he published a special edict commanding his spiritual subjects to acknowledge his power of delivering from all the punishments due to sin and transgression of every kind.
Page 60 - Clement V, John XXII, Benedict XII, Clement VI, Innocent VI, Urban V, and Gregory XI; and during this period (1309-77; the so-called Babylonian Captivity of the popes) it was a gay and eormpt city.

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