Church and Chapel Architecture, [etc.]

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Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1856 - Church architecture - 300 pages

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Page 238 - Tables shall from time to time be kept and repaired in sufficient and seemly manner, and covered, in time of Divine Service, with a carpet of silk or other decent stuff, thought meet by the Ordinary of the place, if any question be made of it, and with a fair linen cloth at the time of the Ministration, as becometh that Table, and so stand, saving when the said holy Communion is to be administered...
Page 211 - And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made ; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither.
Page 238 - Minister ; and that the Ten Commandments be set up on the East end of every Church and Chapel, where the people may best see and read the same, and other chosen sentences written upon the walls of the said Churches and Chapels, in places convenient ; and likewise that a convenient seat be made for the Minister to read service in.
Page 42 - You might see churches rise in every village, and monasteries in the towns and cities, built after a style unknown before ; you might behold the country flourishing with renovated rites ; so that each wealthy man accounted that day lost to him, which he had neglected to signalize by some magnificent action.
Page 200 - I may dwell amongst them : according unto all that I shew thee, after the pattern of the tabernacle, and the pattern of all the instruments thereof ; even so shall ye make it.— Exod.
Page 183 - The lower seats, as being better adapted for seeing and hearing, were considered the most honourable, and therefore appropriated to the high magistrates, the priests, and the senate. The body of the citizens were, probably, arranged according to their tribes. The young men sat apart in a division; and places were also allotted for sojourners and strangers. Twelve feet beneath the lowest range of seats, lay a level space, partly enclosed by the sweep of the excavation, and partly extending outwards...
Page 238 - ... charge of the parish, having three keys ; whereof one shall remain in the custody of the parson, vicar, or curate, and the other two in the custody of the church-wardens, or any other two honest men, to be appointed by the parish from year to year.
Page 188 - I can hardly think it practicable to make a single room so capacious, with pews and galleries, as to hold above two thousand persons, and all to hear the service, and both to hear distinctly and see the preacher. I endeavoured to effect this, in building the parish church of St. James Westminster, which, I presume, is the most capacious, with these qualifications that hath yet been built...
Page 217 - ... what prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, who shall know every man the plague of his own heart...
Page 20 - Campania, but because it was there the manner of hanging and balancing them, now in use, was first practised ; at least that they were hung on the model of a sort of balance invented or used in Campania. In Britain, bells were used...

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