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  • It contains nearly io,000 MSS., including many magnificent illuminated missals and Bibles and a number of valuable Greek and Latin texts, 242 incunabula and 11,000 printed books, chiefly dealing with palaeography; it is in some ways the most important of the Florentine libraries.

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  • To-day, though Bibles are still printed with the year 4004 B.C. in the margin of the first chapter of Genesis, no scholar would pretend to regard this reference seriously.

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  • From the Serampore press there issued in his lifetime over 200,000 Bibles and portions in nearly forty different languages and dialects, Carey himself undertaking most of the literary work.

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  • In its most simple and attractive form - one at the same time invested with the authority of the reputed holy author - their account of the creation of the world and of man; the origin of sin and redemption, the history of the Cross, and the disputes between body and soul, right and wrong, heaven and hell, were embodied either in "Historiated Bibles" (Paleya 1) or in special dialogues held between Christ and his disciples, or between renowned Fathers of the Church who expounded these views in a simple manner adapted to the understanding of the people (Lucidaria).

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  • Pennsylvania has no homestead law, but the property of a debtor amounting to $300 in value, exclusive of the wearing apparel of himself and family and of all Bibles and school-books in use, is exempt from levy and sale on execution or by distress for rent; and the exemption extends to the widow and children unless there is a lien on the property for purchase money.

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  • What if an equal ado were made about the ornaments of style in literature, and the architects of our bibles spent as much time about their cornices as the architects of our churches do?

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  • The royal library contains about 400,000 printed volumes, including one of the largest collections of Bibles in the world, and also about 20,000 MSS., many of great rarity.

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  • On New Year's Day 1534 the bishop interdicted all preaching unauthorized by himself, and ordered the burning of all Protestant Bibles.

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  • The Apocalypse of Hermas was much read till far through the middle ages, and has also kept its place in some Bibles.

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  • The scarcity of Welsh bibles was Charles's greatest difficulty in his work.

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  • In_November 1802 he went to London, and on the 7th of December he sat at a committee meeting of the Religious Tract Society, as a country member, when his friend, Joseph Tarn - a member of the Spa Fields and Religious Tract Society committees - introduced the subject of a regular supply of bibles for Wales.

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  • When he visited London a year later, his friends were ready to discuss the name of a new Society, and the sole object of which should be to supply bibles.

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  • It is especially rich in Bibles, incunabula and books of the early Reformation period, and contains some fragments of the Gothic bible of Ulfilas.

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  • But " congregational " (due to the rendering of ecclesia by " congregation " in early English Bibles) appears about 1642, to judge from the New English Dictionary.

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  • He invented a method of printing, perhaps somewhat akin to stereotyping - though the details are not clearly known, - whereby the Institute could produce Bibles and Testaments in Luther's version at a very low cost, and sell them, in small size, at prices equivalent to 10d.

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  • The first ship among whose crew it distributed the Scriptures was the "Royal George," which had 400 of this society's Bibles on board when it foundered at Spithead on the 29th of August 1782.

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  • During the year 1905-1906 the society's circulation reached the unprecedented total of 5,977,453 copies, including 968,683 Bibles and 1,326,475 Testaments.

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  • In Rome the converted Jew Felix Pratensis taught under the patronage of Leo X., and did useful work in connexion with the great Bomberg Bibles.

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  • Moses Kimhi also composed commentaries to the biblical books; those on Proverbs, Ezra and Nehemiah are in the great rabbinical bibles falsely ascribed to Abraham ibn Ezra.

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  • A pavilion in the park contains the library of 117,000 volumes, the chief feature in which is the collection of over 3000 Bibles and over 5000 volumes of hymnology.

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  • During the earlier half of the 17th century the number of Welsh Bibles distributed throughout the Principality could hardly have exceeded 8000 in all, and except the Bible there was scarcely any Welsh work of importance in circulation.

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  • There are a royal palace and an old and a new town-hall (the older one having been built in 1422 and restored in 1886-1888), a museum and a municipal library with interesting manuscripts and a collection of Bibles, also classical, commercial and industrial schools.

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  • Confucius's annals do not bear a greater proportion to the events which they indicate than the headings in our Bibles bear to the contents of the chapters to which they are prefixed.

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  • The name given to it in modern Hebrew Bibles from its fourth word Bemidhbar (" In the desert") is at least equally appropriate.

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  • Bibles were also regularly served out to them.

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  • On some pages these micrographic bands form a candelabrum, a motif that was mainly used in 14th century Catalan Bibles.

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  • Wherever you find the word grace in most Bibles you will find the term " undeserved kindness " in their Bible.

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  • There are four Bibles in the house which is dirty and the inhabitants ill favored and ill mannered, except the joiner.

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  • Whitefield's visits raised a band of pioneer preachers, cultured and uncultured, men who knew their Bibles but often interpreted them awry.

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  • Bible ban uproar BIBLES have been banished from Victorian hospital bedsides and some schools because they may offend non-Christians.

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  • They are usually incorporated into children's books or Bibles, which are made up of only a small percentage of parables from the Old and New Testaments.

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  • Children's Bibles are widely available, and you can find websites that offer religious instruction in a child-friendly way.

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  • Christian Book carries several Bibles perfect for young readers.

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  • With such a large selection, kids can begin with the simplest stories and progress into Bibles they can read on their own.

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  • Bibles for kids seek to present timeless lessons and stories that they can comprehend and incorporate into their faith.

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  • We're running down a list of our favorite home décor catalogs to help you separate the top notch home decorating bibles from the recycling bin bound waste of time books.

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  • Called "Tijuana bibles", they were eight pages of titillating comic strips, which featured many popular celebrities of the time.

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  • Family Bibles may list the birth of family members.

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  • Depending on the county, you can find cemetery records, obituaries, family Bibles transcriptions, mortality schedules and probate.

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  • Additionally, birth certificates were recorded in family Bibles and in church registries prior to the late 1800s.

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  • As mentioned previously, births prior to 1900 in the United States, and prior to 1857 in the United Kingdom were predominantly recorded in family bibles, parish records and church registries.

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  • Family Records - These may include wills, deeds, grants, grandparent collections, journals, diaries, bibles and even household records.

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  • This particular pattern was created by the Celtic Christians and used to adorn medieval Bibles, crosses, and other religious items.

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  • These range from mini, tote-like covers with handles for small Bibles or New Testaments, to large canvas or leather handled covers that fit larger Bibles or those with large-print.

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  • This cover fits Bibles up to 8" x 10.5" x 2.'

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  • Religion has crosses and their bibles just as much as a patriotic person will hold up the flag pole.

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  • It originated in a proposal made to the committee of the Religious Tract Society, by the Rev. Thomas Charles of Bala, who found that his evangelistic and philanthropic labours in Wales were sorely hindered by the dearth of Welsh Bibles.

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