The Archaeology of the Christian Altar in Western Europe: With Its Adjuncts, Furniture, and Ornaments

Roworth & Company, 1881 - 96 páginas

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Página 57 - Item, where also it was in the time of King Edward VI used to have the sacramental bread of common fine bread, it is ordered for the more reverence to be given to these holy mysteries, being the sacraments of the Body and Blood of our Saviour Jesus Christ...
Página 76 - Bring flowers to the shrine where we kneel in prayer, They are nature's offering, their place is there ! They speak of hope to the fainting heart, With a voice of promise they come and part, They sleep in dust through the wintry hours, They break forth in glory — bring flowers, bright flowers ! THE CRUSADER'S RETURN. "Alas! the mother that him bare, If she had been in presence there, In his wan cheeks and sunburnt hair She had not known her child.
Página 78 - A triquertral censer, wherein the clerk putteth. frankincense at the reading of the first lesson. H. The navícula, like the keel of 'a boat, with a halfcover, and a foot, out of which the frankincense is poured.
Página 70 - Item, Whether they suffer any torches, candles, tapers, or any other lights to be in your churches, but only two lights upon the high altar.
Página 40 - A frontell for the schelffe standyng on the altar of blue sarsenet with brydds (birds) of golde."3 In Italy it is called the predella, but the same term is quite as often used to refer to the row of small scenes which usually occupied a foot or so of painted panelling at the foot of the great altar-painting, in the nature of a reredos, so customary there from the fifteenth century. ORNAMENTS. It is necessary to remark expressly, that the period of introduction or use of particular items of altar...
Página 22 - In the church of Arundel certain altars do stand yet still to the offence of the godly which murmur and speak much against the same.
Página 70 - ... idolotrie, furthewith take downe or cause to bee taken " downe, and destroye the same, and shall suffre from " hensefurthe, no torches, nor candelles, tapers, or images of " ware, to bee sette afore any image or picture, but onely " twoo lights upon the high aulter, before the Sacrament, " whiche, for the significacion, that Christe is the very true " light of the worlde, thei shall suffre to remain still...
Página 57 - Note, that the bread that shall be consecrated shall be such as heretofore hath been accustomed. And every of the said consecrated breads shall be broken in two pieces, at the least, or more, by the discretion of the Minister, and so distributed.
Página 62 - Let the priests of God always diligently take care that the bread and wine and water (without which masses cannot be celebrated) be pure and clean ; for if they do otherwise they shall be punished with them who offered to our Lord vinegar mixed with gall, unless penitence relieve them.
Página 57 - Christ, that the same sacramental bread be made and formed plain, without any figure thereupon, of the same fineness and fashion round, though somewhat bigger in compass and thickness, as the usual bread and water, heretofore named singing cakes, which served for the use of the private Mass.

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