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Exeter Churches: Notes on the History Fabrics, and Features of Interest in ...
Beatrix F. Cresswell
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Page 23 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the Lord shall be unto thee an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.
Page 188 - Western extremity of the church, is the following inscription : -'This church was enlarged in the year 1830, by which means 487 additional sittings were obtained; and, in consequence of a grant from the 'Incorporated Society for promoting the Enlargement, Building, and Repairing of Churches and Chapels...
Page 162 - Be sober, merry, wise, and you'll the same possess. VIII. Ye people all that hear me ring, Be faithful to your Grod and king. I*. In wedlock's bands all ye who join, With hands your hearts unite; So shall our tuneful tongues combine To laud the nuptial rite.
Page 11 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: yea, saith the Spirit, for they rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.
Page 154 - A faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into this world to save sinners, of whom I am the chief.
Page 77 - Qui docti fuerint fulgebunt quasi splendor firmamenti et qui ad justitiam erudiunt multos quai stellae in perpetuas aeternitates.
Page 38 - The loving turtle having lost her mate Begged shee might enter ere they shut the gate, Their dust here lies whose soules to Heaven are gonne, And waite till angels rowle away the stone. Below is a coat of arms, rather singularly arranged.
Page 155 - When Leland visited Exeter he made a note to the effect that, " The Suburbe that lyeth without the est gate of Excester is the biggest of al the Suburbes of the Towne, and berith the name of St. Sithewelle, where she was buried, and a chirch dedicate ther to her Name.
Page 83 - Behold, Thou hast made my days as it were a span long, and mine age is even as nothing in respect of Thee ; and verily every man living is altogether vanity. For man walketh in a vain shadow, and disquieteth himself in vain ; he heapeth up riches, and cannot tell who shall gather them. And now, Lord, what is my hope : truly my hope is even in Thee.