Miscellaneous class book

Darton & Company, 1850 - 101 Seiten

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Seite 20 - Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure In heart: for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Blessed are they which are persecuted for...
Seite 27 - January 31, February 28, March 31, April 30, May 31, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, October 31, November 30, December 31.
Seite 54 - Knight of the Order of St. Patrick. GCB Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath. KCB Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath. CB Companion of the Order of the Bath.
Seite 21 - English, nine sorts of words, or, as they are commonly called, PARTS OF SPEECH ; namely, the ARTICLE, the SUBSTANTIVE or NOUN, the ADJECTIVE, the PRONOUN, the VERB, the ADVERB, the PREPOSITION, the CONJUNCTION, and the INTERJECTION.
Seite 39 - WMtesunday ; because this being one of the stated times for baptism in the ancient church, those who were baptized put on white garments, as types of that spiritual purity they received in baptism. As the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles happened upon the day which the Jews called Pentecost, this festival retained the name of Pentecost among the Christians.
Seite 54 - In the reign of Henry IV. there was a degree of knighthood...
Seite 38 - Easter, in memory of the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the apostles in the visible appearance of fiery cloven tongues, and of those miraculous powers which were then conferred upon them.
Seite 36 - The Ember days at the four Seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13. " 3d. The three Rogation days, being the Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before Holy Thursday, or the Ascension of our Lord. " 4th. All the Fridays in the year, except Christmas-day.
Seite 9 - Greeks thought there had been four ages — the Golden age, the Silver age, the Brazen age, and the Iron age — and that people had been getting worse in each of them.
Seite 44 - Priests for the War, set apart for the occasion of an expedition. Priests, Levites of the sons of Aaron, divided into twentyfour ranks, each rank serving weekly in the Temple. Levites, of the tribe of Levi, but not of Aaron's family ; of these were three orders, Gershonites, Kohathites, Merarites, several sons of Levi.

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