We might accustom ourselves to a continual conversation with Him with freedom and in simplicity. One is written in poetry and the other is written in prose. Plague on't, an I thought he had been valiant and socunning in fence, I'ld have seen him damned ere I'ld 1830have challenged him. The process by which the various books in the Bible were brought together and their value as sacred Scripture recognized is referred to as the history of the canon. Our sketch of the history of Christian art will not embrace In apostolic this development at all ; we confine ourselves to that more mysterious and interesting form of it which more especially belongs to Roma Softer ranea, and which the progress of dis- covery enables us day by day more clearly to trace back to the highest antiquity almost, if not quite, to apostolic times. Were it not that so is the sovereign pleasure of God, the earth would not bear you one moment; for you are a burden to it; the creation groans with you; the creature is made subject to the bondage of your corruption, not willingly; the sun don’t willingly shine upon you to give you light to serve sin and Satan; the earth don’t willingly yield her increase to satisfy your lusts; nor is it willingly a stage for your wickedness to be acted upon; the air don’t willingly serve you for breath to maintain the flame of life in your vitals, while you spend your life in the service of God’s enemies.
e benefit saying that a certain widow had pressed him to allow her son near tte " Cynegius to be buried in the Church of St Felix ; and that he had Saints, consented to her petition, thinking that these desires of pious souls could not be altogether foolish (non esse inanes motus animorum religiosorum et fidelium pro suis ista curantium) ; that it was, in fact, text for god save the queen one mode of asking for the help of the saints, .