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第 175 頁 - Behold, I shew you a mystery ; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump ; for the trumpet shall sound ; and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is...
第 39 頁 - Before all temples the upright heart and pure, Instruct me, for thou know'st; thou from the first Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, Dove-like, sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant: what in me is dark Illumine; what is low, raise and support...
第 175 頁 - ... in hell for many years, for many hundreds of years, for many thousands of years, for many hundreds of thousands of years; and...
第 67 頁 - The profoundly wise priests had heretofore orally perpetuated the Pali Pitakattaya and its ArthakathS (commentaries). At this period these priests, foreseeing the perdition of the people (from the perversions of the true doctrines) assembled ; and in order that the religion might endure for ages, recorded the same in...
第 185 頁 - You have to proclaim glad tidings fresh as when they came from angels' lips, To you is born in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
第 229 頁 - And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ ; and he shall reign for ever and ever
第 69 頁 - Taking up his residence in the secluded Ganthakara vihara, at Anuradhapura, he translated, according to the grammatical rules of the Magadhas, which is the root of all languages, the whole of the Singhalese Atthakatha (into Pali).
第 128 頁 - Were it buried in everlasting snows or burnt by a tropical sun, it might be as utterly sterile; but with such sterility I had long been familiar. Here the colourings are those of the fiery desert or volcanic island, while the climate is that of the poles. Never in the course of all my wanderings had my eye rested on a scene so dreary and inhospitable. The
第 205 頁 - commanded his servants to put to death the old men and the young children of the Buddhists, from the southernmost point of India to the Snowy Mountain. Let him who slays not, be slain.
第 10 頁 - Brahmanas came with the Veda from the mouth of Brahma. From his arms Kshatriyas sprung ; so from his thigh Vaisyas, from his foot Sudras, were produced : all with their females. The Lord of Creation, regarding them, said, 'What shall be your occupations ?' They replied, 'We are not our own masters ; O God, command us what to undertake.