The History of the Apostles Creed: With Critical Observations on Its Several Articles.
by Peter King
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from ... Show synopsis This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1711 Excerpt: ...in the Eleventh Book of his Odysses, Vlyjses gives a Narration of his Descent into Hades, or Hell, which he describes to be the common place of Souls separated from their Bodies, where he met with several of his old Acquain Acquaintance, and others, of whom he had heard, both good and bad j there he saw the Souls of Achilles, A gumemnon, Patroclus, Antilochus ancl others whose names are mentioned with honour and praise in the Pagan Histories, as well as the Souls of Titius, Tantalus and Sifipbus, whose Memories are preserved with Brands of Infamy and Reproach; there he beheld the Soul of Achilles to skip with Joy in a flowry Meadow, whilst the Souls of other dead Men stood by in a mournful posture, relating their partieular Sufferings. Mnets also in imitation of Vlyjfes, is feigned by Virgil to have gdne down to Hell, or to the Habitation of departed Souls, where he saw not only the proud Giants who attempted to pull Jupiter opt of Heaven, the King of Eltst lxion, Pirithous, and other great and abominable Sinners, in the midst of unconceivable and tremendous Torments, but also llus, J/fitracus, Dardanus, Jntbifes, and a muk titudeof other Hero's "----un' 0 urcc/Ws(c)' AiuxiNto Qoira.is.axj)i j8i/Bwcra x-.T-V(poc/, sXoy X-/iwv-, IWOffUH i--r----I---. i At ov aWai Viku'cuv xar-l E6v-ut&j Each of them being suitably affected to the Sentence that had been passed on them by Minos, who in that infernal Region judged all Souls, according to their Actions in the Body, either to Misery or Felicity. "W jfT0 M/W Ua- aTXaov wov-7----Puleherrim proles, Magndttimi Heroes, nxti melieribus amis, recreating themselves in green Meadows, amidst a full confluence of every thing that could make them blessed and happy. So that H.