History of Priestcraft in All Ages and Nations

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Страница 131 - O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple tyrant ; that from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
Страница 93 - where two or three were gathered together in his name, he would be in the midst of them...
Страница 53 - Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh ; for the Egyptians sold every man his field, because the famine prevailed over them : so the land became Pharaoh's.
Страница 189 - For the poor ye have always with you; but Me ye have not always.
Страница 124 - Thou shalt tread upon the lion and the adder, the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under foot.
Страница 131 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold ; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshiped stocks and stones, Forget not : in thy book record their groans Who were thy sheep, and in their ancient fold Slain by the bloody Piemontese, that rolled Mother with infant down the rocks.
Страница 211 - The schools of Oxford and Cambridge were founded in a dark age of false and barbarous science; and they are still tainted with the vices of their origin. Their primitive discipline was adapted to the education of priests and monks; and the government still remains in the hands of the clergy, an order of men whose manners are remote from the present world, and whose eyes are dazzled by the light of philosophy.
Страница 129 - Fear not the tyrants shall rule for ever, Or the priests of the bloody faith ; They stand on the brink of that mighty river, Whose waves they have tainted with death : It is fed from the depths of a thousand dells ; Around vhem it foams, and rages, and swells, And their swords and their sceptres I floating see, Like wrecks, in the surge of eternity.
Страница 97 - ... statues of the saints were laid on the ground; and as if the air itself were profaned, and might pollute them by its contact, the priests carefully covered them up, even from their own approach and veneration. The use of...
Страница 96 - The nation was of a sudden deprived of all exterior exercise of its religion: the altars were despoiled of their ornaments: the crosses, the relics, the images, the statues of the saints were laid on the ground...

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