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in all cases,
with the theatrical author exbibited, The Tyrant of the Church. 12mo. price
and with the number of the seat that fell 2s. Ogles, London. 1816.
to the bearer's lot. (Aischylus : Hemi
cycle. 1A, 11. 1B, 12.) There is mind in this little perform
Now, till the nature of the marks on ince: and, to say truth, it is on this ac
the forehead, those in the hand, the decount chiefly we notice it. But, the vice, and the number of the device, is wiiier must know, that mind, however ascertained, there seems to be little ex. exquisite, without competent informa- pectation of explaining the mystery sation, is, to say the least, liable to error tisfactorily. Nor is this at all cleared from causes of all kinds; even from con. by. tbe remark that onoma does not in all tradictory causes, and from the miscon. cases import name or appellation, but ceptions of ta ent, and ingenuity them distinguishing device; that by which selves,
& person, or thing, is distinguished from The object of enquiry is, the mark of all others. Not“ names of blasphemy;" the Beast, in the Revelations, and the but devices of blasphemy; noi, that number of his name. Now, this ought the spirituality of Scripture prophecy," to bave been preceded by some account
“ directs to a spiritual and of the use of marks, and of their differ- Scriptural interpretation," only. There ent kinds, at the date of the original (say are allusions to customs then prevalent, A.D 96). There can be no doubt, but throughont the Revelations : some Chriswhat the Hindoos of that day, employ- tian; some Jewish ; some Heathen.-ed the marks on their foreheads, of which Whoever attempts to explain the book, devices inay be seen in Sunnerat, amount or any part of it, without possessing a ing to many scores. The practice dates complete familiarity with the manners from deep antiquity; for certainly, Eze of time and place, will certainly fail; kiel alludes to it, chap. ix. when he and deficiency in this respect, has been, orders the pious. in Jerusalem to be hitherto, among the most powerful causes marked on their foreheads with the let- of failure : what was familiar to the ter Tau; and the form of that letter was mind of the writer, has scarcely been simply (see Bayer on the Ancient He thought on by tho learned illustrator. brew Medals) the letter X, and no other.
Our friends will have observed, that, So that the Christian Fathers were cor- on various occasions, we have hinted at rect, when they said, that those who acquisitions beyond those usually obwere saved in Jerusalem, on that occa- tained, as necessary to illustrate the Resion, were sealed with the sign of the velations ;. and this Gentleman, in bis cross. To this, there is undoubtedly, a turn, has afforded us an opportunity of reference in the Apocalyptic writer, Rev. repeating, and explaining, the sentiment. vii. 3, where the Jews, the servants of His talents are more than sufficient to God, are marked in their foreheads, ac- enable him to discere our intention, and cording to their tribes, with a seal, or
to avail himself of our advice. If he impression, denoting their relation and has, as we suspect he has--the comcharacter.
mand of a respectable library, Fortune But, beside these marks on the fore- may happily direct him into a course of head, ibere were others in use, answer- reading rather among antiquaries than ing the purpose of our admission tickets. divines, to which he will acknowledge They were given, for instance, to those himself beholden, for now, and more corto whom were allotted certain seats at rect views of things. the Theatre; ard two examples of this
We add bis notion of the name in his we have in the Antiquities of Hercula- own words. neum, Vol. IV, Pretace, where many
We observe, in the last place, the Oppoolbers of a like kind are referred to sition of Person, with its demonstrative Title These tickets, or marks, are not only | HIMSELF to be God.” This is the grand
as the Name of the Beast. impressed with ibe device of a Thea
arcanum that completes the Mystery of Intre, but with that part of the thea- quity, Linds the allegiance of souls to the tre to which they admitted the bearer; person of a mun, and places the crown of Vol. V, LIT. PAN. 27. N. S, Dec, 1816,
Christ upon the head of the usurper. IPSE, I is, to receive and to hold the Roman power, ECCLESIÆ CATHOLICÆ VISIBILE as the l'isible Head of the Catholic Church: CAPUT.
to have the Number is, to hold in all it's The following table will, more concisely, multitudinous annexations, the Roman sysexhibit the correspondence between the tem of Doctrine: the first, grounded on the character and the name, with the numerical principle of Supremacy; the second, on that estimate of the latter.
of Infallibility. The perfect correspond.
ence between the antichristian authority and E......
o title, is strikingly exhibited in the victory C.......
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dated by examples of various styles and It may be proper to notice the points of classes of epitaplus from that church, which our inquiry, in their connexion with the ge- may be called the Western Mausoleum of neral prophecy. If, then, the Name of the Invalids. Like the abbey church at West Beast be Ecclesia Catholicæ Ipse, Visibile mioster, that of Bath is filled with sepalCaput; and the Number of the Beast, chral monuments, and thus becomes a ser DCLXII, to receive and to have the name of show room of statuary, and mayazine of
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