Sacred Latin Poetry: Chiefly Lyrical, Selected and Arranged for Use. With Notes and Introduction

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Macmillan and Company, 1874 - 342 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 217 - Thy truth we may steadfastly look up to heaven, and by faith behold the glory that shall be revealed ; and being filled with the Holy Ghost, may learn to love and bless our persecutors by the example of Thy first Martyr Saint Stephen, who prayed for his murderers to Thee, O blessed Jesus, Who standest at the right hand of God to succour all those that suffer for Thee, our only Mediator and Advocate.
الصفحة 336 - And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him ; and he foameth and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away ; and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out, and they could not.
الصفحة 43 - THE measure is English heroic verse without rime, as that of Homer in Greek, and of Virgil in Latin, — rime being no necessary adjunct or true ornament of poem or good verse, in longer works especially, but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre...
الصفحة 123 - Salvete flores Martyrum, Quos lucis ipso in limine Christi insecutor sustulit, Ceu turbo nascentes rosas.
الصفحة v - The aim of the present volume is to offer to members of our English Church a collection of the best sacred Latin poetry, such as they shall be able entirely and heartily to accept and approve — a collection, that is, in which they shall not be evermore liable to be offended, and to have the current...
الصفحة 49 - Circled with evil, till his very soul Unmoulds its essence, hopelessly deformed By sights of evermore deformity ! — ~ With other ministrations thou, O Nature ! ". Healest thy wandering and distempered child : Thou pourest on him thy soft influences, Thy sunny hues, fair forms, and breathing sweets ; Thy melodies of woods, and winds, and waters ! Till he relent, and can no more endure To be a jarring and a dissonant thing Amid this general dance and minstrelsy ; But, bursting into tears, wins back...
الصفحة 187 - Accende lumen sensibus, infunde amorem cordibus, infirma nostri corporis virtute firmans perpeti. Hostem repellas longius, pacemque dones protinus ; ductore sic te praevio vitemus omne noxium.

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