The Cross in the Life and Literature of the Anglo-Saxons, Issues 23-26

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Page 13 - He said that about midday, when the sun was beginning to decline, he saw with his own eyes the trophy of a cross of light in the heavens, above the sun, and bearing the inscription : ' IN HOC SIGNO VINCES ! ' ' Under this sign t/tou tfhalt conquer.
Page 13 - He said that about noon, when the day was already beginning to decline, he saw with his own eyes the trophy of a cross of light in the heavens, above the sun, and bearing the inscription,
Page 80 - THE place is shown to this day, and held in much veneration, where Oswald, being about to engage, erected the sign of the holy cross, and on his knees prayed to God that he would assist his worshippers in their great distress. It is further reported, that the cross being made in haste, and the hole dug in which it was to be fixed, the king himself, full of faith, laid hold of it and held it with both his hands, till it was set fast by throwing in the earth...
Page 10 - The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of Thy feet glorious.
Page 80 - In that place of prayer very many miraculous cures are known to have been performed, as a token and memorial of the king's faith ; for even to this day, many are wont to cut off small chips from the wood of the holy cross, which being put into water, men or cattle drinking thereof, or sprinkled with that water, are immediately restored to health.
Page 80 - Let us all kneel, and jointly beseech the true and living God Almighty, in his mercy, to defend us from the haughty and fierce enemy; for He knows that we have undertaken a just war for the safety of our nation.
Page 90 - ... out. Meanwhile the venom dropped on Loki, who shrank from it so violently that the whole earth trembled.

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