Cruciana: Illustrations of the Most Striking Apects Under which the Cross of Christ, and Symbols Derived from It, Have Been Contemplated by Piety, Superstition, Imagination, and Taste
D. Marples, 1835 - 312 páginas
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Página 81 - Christ's flock, and do sign him with the sign of the cross, in token that hereafter he shall not be ashamed to confess the faith of Christ crucified, and manfully to fight under his banner against sin, the world, and the devil ; and to continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his lives end.
Página 193 - Columbus was the first European who set foot in the new world which he had discovered. He landed in a rich dress, and with a naked sword in his hand. His men followed, and kneeling down, they all kissed the ground which they had so long desired to see.
Página 269 - Who can deny me power, and liberty To stretch mine arms, and mine own cross to be ? Swim, and at every stroke, thou art thy cross ; The mast and yard make one, where seas do toss. Look down, thou...
Página 190 - But in abhorrence backward drew: For, oozing from the mountain's side, Where raged the war, a dark-red tide Was curdling in the streamlet blue. Where shall she turn? — behold her mark A little fountain cell, Where water, clear as diamond spark, In a stone basin fell.
Página 252 - In the solitude of the seas, we hail a star as a friend from whom we have long been separated. Among the Portuguese and the Spaniards peculiar motives seem to increase this feeling; a religious sentiment attaches them to a constellation, the form of which recalls the sign of the faith planted by their ancestors in the deserts of the New World.
Página 259 - Favours to none, to all she smiles extends; Oft she rejects, but never once offends. Bright as the sun, her eyes the gazers strike, And, like the sun, they shine on all alike. Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void...
Página 124 - Crosse he bore, The deare remembrance of his dying Lord, For whose sweete sake that glorious badge he wore, And dead, as living, ever him ador'd : Upon his shield the like was also scor'd, For soveraine hope which in his helpe he had.
Página 276 - ... ordered one of his attendants to place him under a tree, with his face towards the enemy ; then, fixing his eyes on