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Title: Religious allegories : being a series of emblematic engravings, with written explanations, miscellaneous observations, and religious reflections, designed to illustrate divine truth, in accordance with the cardinal principles of Christianity ...
Year: 1848 (1840s)
Authors: Holmes, William Barber, John Warner, 1798-1885
Subjects: Allegories Homiletical illustrations Religious poetry, English Christian art and symbolism Emblems Emblems, English
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Henry Howe, publisher, 111 Main-Street
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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were inJerusalem when it was encompassed by the Romanarmies, left the city and fled to the mountains, andthus escaped punishment in the overthrow 1 hereof.By faith, Johi. Huss, and Jerome, of Prague, deliv-ered their bodies to be burned, not accepting deliv-erance. By faith, Luther burnt the Bull of excom-munication, and repaired to the city of Worms, notfearing the wrath of Pope, Emperor, or Devil. Byfaith, the Pilgrim Fathers braved the fury of the oceanand the \iolence of the savage, and planted a habi-tation for God in the wilderness, yea, a refuge forthe children of men. The time would fail to speak of Elliot and ofBrainerd, of Martyn and of Carey, of Wilson and ofSchwartz, of Wesley and of Whitefield, and of oth-ers whose names are recorded in heaven, who,through faith, unlocked the fountains of truth, brokedown the barriers of opposition, subdued nations tofaith of Christ, wrought righteousness, and preachedto the poor the acceptable year of the Lord. 178 RRLIOIOUS ALLEOORISS.
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7^ tBord it a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Pi. cxiJ^105. Ys do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that ahineth in a darkplace. 2 Peter i, 19. THE SURE GUIDE. Ai-ONE, bewildered, and in pensive mood,A traveler wanders through a pathless wood;Forward he goes, then back, then round and round (And lists in vain to catch a friendly sound.Soon night oertakes him on her ebon car.Robed in thick darkness, without moon or star JNo lonely light gleams through the misty air,Aod tremblingly he wanders in despair; RELIGIOUS A^tEGORIES. 179 At length he sinks, and now for once he prays,And lo! a compass clo.-e beside him lays ;A hght he gets and holds it at its side.That he may well consaU the faithful guide ;Within his breast hope now exulting springs.And painful doubt, and fear away he flings ;But now false guides advance across his track ;One strives with speeches fair to turn him back;Another bawls with bold and blustring shout: Here ! through this pleasant opening lies your

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  • bookyear:1848
  • bookdecade:1840
  • bookcentury:1800
  • bookauthor:Holmes__William
  • bookauthor:Barber__John_Warner__1798_1885
  • booksubject:Allegories
  • booksubject:Homiletical_illustrations
  • booksubject:Religious_poetry__English
  • booksubject:Christian_art_and_symbolism
  • booksubject:Emblems
  • booksubject:Emblems__English
  • bookpublisher:Cincinnati__Ohio___Henry_Howe__publisher__111_Main_Street
  • bookcontributor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign
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