An answer to the rev. G.S. Faber's Difficulties of Romanism. Tr. by F.C. Husenbeth [Défense de la Discussion amicale].


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Page 202 - Lord, I am not worthy that Thou shouldst enter under my roof ; but only say the word, and my servant shall be healed.
Page 314 - How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen I say unto you: except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you.
Page 378 - So that on the contrary, you should rather forgive him and comfort him. lest perhaps such a one be swallowed up with overmuch sorrow.
Page 435 - ... contract himself into as small a compass as he could. Then the executioner, kneeling on his shoulders, and having introduced the hoop under his legs, compressed the victim close together till he was able to fasten the extremities over the small of the back. The time allotted to this kind of torture was an hour and a half, during which time it commonly happened that, from excess of compression, the blood started from the nostrils ; sometimes, it was believed, from the extremities of the hands...
Page 279 - It is the spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail; the words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life.
Page 112 - I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread he shall live for ever ; and the bread that I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world.
Page 391 - I add, to what hath been already observed, the consent of all the Christian churches in the world, however distant from each other, in the prayer of oblation of the Christian sacrifice in the holy eucharist, or sacrament of the Lord's supper; which consent is indeed wonderful. All the ancient Liturgies agree in this form of prayer, almost in the same words, but fully and exactly in the same sense, order, and method ; which whosoever attentively considers, must be convinced that this order of prayer...
Page 22 - Going, therefore, teach ye all nations ; baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you ; and behold I am with you all days, even to the consummation of the world (Matthew 28).
Page 435 - The scavenger's daughter was a broad hoop of iron, so called, consisting of two parts, fastened to each other by a hinge. The prisoner was made to kneel on the pavement, and to contract himself into as small a compass as he could. Then the executioner, kneeling on his shoulders, and having introduced the hoop under his...
Page 435 - The prisoner was laid under it, on his back, on the floor ; his wrists and ankles were attached by cords to two rollers at the ends of the frame ; these were moved by levers in opposite directions, till the body rose to a level with the frame. Questions were then put ; and, if the answers did not prove satisfactory, the sufferer was stretched more and more till the bones started from their sockets.

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