Our English Bible: Its Translations and Translators

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Religious Tract Society, 1878 - Bible - 310 pages

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Page 30 - 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 231 - Bible, to be followed, and as little altered, as the truth of the original will permit.
Page 107 - I call God to record against the day we shall appear before our Lord Jesus, to give a reckoning of our doings, that I never altered one syllable of God's word against my conscience, nor would this day, if all that is in the earth, whether it be pleasure, honour, or riches, might be given me.
Page 30 - that a hare so often hunted, with' so many packs of dogs, should die, at last, quietly sitting in his form."— Church Hist.
Page 73 - As I this thought, the bishop of London came to my remembrance, whom Erasmus (whose tongue maketh of little gnats great elephants, and lifteth up above the stars whosoever giveth him a little exhibition) praiseth exceedingly, among other in his Annotations on the New Testament, for his great learning.
Page 259 - Pocket Bible : Containing the most (if not all) those places contained in holy Scripture, which doe shew the qualifications of his inner man, that is a fit Souldier to fight the Lords Battels, both before the fight, in the fight, and after the fight...
Page 298 - The fairest productions of human wit, after a few perusals, like gathered flowers, wither in our hands, and lose their fragrancy ; but these unfading plants of paradise become, as we are accustomed to them, still more and more beautiful ; their bloom appears to be daily heightened ; fresh odours are emitted, and new sweets extracted from them. He who hath once tasted their excellencies, will desire to taste them yet again ; and he who tastes them oftenest, will relish them best.
Page 113 - ... not much better than their dinner. Immediately after the which they go either to reasoning in problems, or unto some other study, until it be nine or ten of the clock ; and then being without fire, are fain to walk or run up and down half an hour, to get a heat on their feet, when they go to bed.

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