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Seite 281 - In the year of grace one thousand, one hundred and seventy-four, by the just but occult judgment of God, the church of Christ at Canterbury was consumed by fire...
Seite 295 - SACRA PICTORIA: being a Series of Illustrations of the Ancient Versions of the Bible, copied from Illuminated Manuscripts, executed between the Fourth and Sixteenth Centuries. Royal 4to, with 50 beautifully Illuminated Plates, half-bound morocco, .£3 IM.
Seite 147 - And let the bishop salute the church, and say, The peace of God be with you all. And let the people answer, And with thy spirit; and let the deacon say to all, Salute ye one another with the holy kiss.
Seite 116 - Country, and state of its Inhabitants in the First Century of the Christian Era, and by a Summary of the .Historical Transactions connected with the Roman Occupation of North Britain.
Seite 282 - ... success ; for the columns of the church, commonly termed the pillars, were exceedingly weakened by the heat of the fire, and were scaling in pieces and hardly able to stand, so that they frightened even the wisest out of their wits. French and English artificers were therefore summoned, but even these differed in opinion. On the one hand, some undertook to repair the aforesaid columns without mischief to the walls above. On the other hand, there were some who asserted that the whole church must...
Seite 361 - Gretham, the fourteenth abbot, was deposed in 1393. The author of a MS. History of Thornton gave him so bad a character, that a possessor of the work, in the last century, tore out a leaf containing an account of his abbacy, "to prevent," says Farmer in a note to the volume, " scandal to the Church." Thus, in the absence of this leaf, we are compelled to rely upon the next suspicious entry in the book. Speaking of Walter Multon, eighteenth abbot, the writer says, under the year 1443, "he died, but...
Seite 152 - ... peraventure, but that he hath his herte and his entente, in swiche a proude desire, to be magnified and honoured beforn the peple. Now ben ther two maner of prides; ^that on of hem is within the herte of a man, and that other is without.
Seite 307 - UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, after apologizing for intruding on the Meeting, said that having once held the office of President of the Oxford Society for promoting the Study of Gothic Architecture, and still holding that of one of its Vice-Presidents, he might be allowed to express the great satisfaction that all the Members of that Society would feel in the assistance rendered at the present Meeting towards the full development of the principles of Architecture. It was highly gratifying to him to see the...
Seite 281 - Then the people and the monks assemble in haste, they draw water, they brandish their hatchets, they run up the stairs, full of eagerness to save the church, already, alas! beyond their help. But when they reach the roof and perceive the black smoke and scorching flames that pervade it throughout, they abandon the attempt in despair, and thinking only of their own safety, make all haste to descend. And now that the fire had loosened the beams from the pegs that bound them together, the half-burnt...