The antiquities of Richborough, Reculver, and Lymne

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J.R. Smith, 1850 - 45 halaman
 

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Halaman 197 - English, determined upon, viz., that the temples of the idols in that nation ought not to be destroyed ; but let the idols that are in them be destroyed ; let holy water be made and sprinkled in the said temples, let altars be erected, and relics placed. For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God...
Halaman 50 - Not far fro the heremitage is a cave wher men have sowt and digged for treasure. I saw yt by candel withyn, and there were conys. Yt was so straite that I had no mynd to crepe far yn.
Halaman 198 - ... altars be erected, and relics placed. For if those temples are well built, it is requisite that they be converted from the worship of devils to the service of the true God ; that the nation, seeing that their temples are not destroyed,' may remove error from their hearts, and knowing and adoring the true God, may the more familiarly resort to the places to which they have been accustomed.
Halaman 193 - Yn the enteryng of the quyer ys one of the fayrest, and the most auncyent crosse that ever I saw, a ix. footes, as I ges, yn highte. It standeth lyke a fayr columne.
Halaman 198 - And because they have been used to slaughter many oxen in the sacrifices to devils, some solemnity must be exchanged for them on this account, as that on the day of the dedication, or the nativities of the holy martyrs, whose relics are there deposited, they may build themselves huts of the boughs of trees, about those churches which have been turned to that use from temples, and celebrate the solemnity with religious feasting, and no more offer beasts to the devil, but kill cattle to the praise...
Halaman 19 - Hateher, in the preface to his translation, has ably combated the objections brought against the originality of the itinerary ; and in one of his letters to me, dated Salisbury, November 23, 1846, he writes : " Captain Jolliffe kindly called my attention to the Gentleman's Magazine, for the observations on Richard of Cirencester. After all, they are only fighting with the wind. In my edition I gave up, long ago, his description of Britain, and his chronology, except the account of the rank held by...
Halaman 198 - Roman architecture gave it a distinctive feature of remote antiquity, of which it would be difficult to find another example in this country. It stood as a monument of the downfall of paganism and the triumph of Christianity; upwards of a thousand years our forefathers had preserved, endowed, and repaired it, and generation after generation had called it theirs, and within its walls had ratified the obligations of social life; they had died, and were buried about it. Tradition hallowed it as the...
Halaman 53 - in digging to lay the foundation of Richborough sluice, the workmen, after penetrating through what was once the muddy bed of the river that runs close by, in a more contracted channel than formerly, came to a regular sandy sea shore that had been suddenly covered with silt, on which lay broken and entire shells, oysters, sea-weeds, the purse of the thornback, a small shoe with a metal fibula in it, and some small human bones ; all of them, except the last article, with the same appearance of freshness...
Halaman 198 - Load. 1610,) p. 56. as that on the day of the dedication, or the nativities of the holy martyrs, whose relics are there deposited, they may build themselves huts of the boughs of trees, about those churches which have been turned to that use from temples, and celebrate the solemnity with religious feasting, and no more offer beasts to the devil...
Halaman 193 - Christus filius dei vivi. The saing of the other iii. wher painted majusculis literis Ro. but now obliterated. The second stone is of the Passion. The iii. conteineth the xii. Apostles. The iiii. hath the image of Christ hanging and fastened with iiii. nayles, and sub pedibus sustentaculum. The hiest part of the pyller hath the figure of a crosse.

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