The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various English Translations of Scripture, with Remarks on the Need of Revising the English New Testament, Volume 1

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Macmillan and Company, 1876 - Bible
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Page 95 - And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see...
Page 367 - Then shall He speak unto them in His wrath, And vex them in His sore displeasure.
Page 82 - Thus this brook has conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean; and thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over.
Page 114 - I defy the pope, and all his laws ;" and further added, that if God spared him life, ere many years he would cause a boy that driveth the plough to know more of the Scripture than he did.
Page 243 - And one of the elders answered, saying unto me ; What are these which are arrayed in white robes ? and whence came they? And I said unto him ; Sir thou knowest. And he said to me ; These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
Page 36 - Then from the dawn it seem'd there came, but faint As from beyond the limit of the world, Like the last echo born of a great cry, Sounds, as if some fair city were one voice Around a king returning from his wars.
Page 308 - Monarchy through Heaven and Earth ; where they undoubtedly, that by their Labours, Counsels, and Prayers have been earnest for the common Good of Religion and their Country...
Page 210 - The manner of speaking is both one ; so that in a thousand places thou needest not but to translate it into the English, word for word...
Page 242 - Jesus, that if I am to remain here (in Vilvorde) during the winter, you will request the Procureur to be kind enough to send me from my goods which he has in his possession, a warmer cap, for I suffer extremely from cold in the head, being afflicted with a perpetual catarrh, which is considerably increased in...
Page 236 - ... humbly submit myself at the feet of his Royal Majesty, offering my body to suffer what pain or torture, yea, what death his Grace will, so that this be obtained.

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