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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...have seen Him share in mortal labours, mortal woes, and mortal needs, --ye have proved Him made of perishable fleshy stuff that ye ...Read MoreThis 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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...have seen Him share in mortal labours, mortal woes, and mortal needs, --ye have proved Him made of perishable fleshy stuff that ye can torture and destroy?--0 poor dim-sighted fools! Lo, ye have done the bravest and most wondrous deed that ever wag inscribed in history, --ye have crucified a Divine Appearance--ye have gloated over the seeming death of the Deathless 1 A God was with us, --wearing apparent mortal vesture, but those who saw the suffering Man and Man alone, did only think they saw! I looked beyond, --I, Pilate, --I beheld"--Here he broke off with a smothered exclamation, hia eyes fixing themselves alarmedly upon the outer garden bathed in the full glory of the moon. " Justitia! Justitia!" he cried. She sprang to him, --and he caught her convulsively in his arms, drawing her head down against his bosom and straining her to his heart with passionate violence. " Hush!--hush!" he murmured, --" Let us not weep, --the thing is done, --remorse will not avail. Accursed Jews!--they forced my hand, --they, with their devilish priest, did slay the Man, not I. ' Ecce Homo!' I cried to them, --I sought to make them see even as I saw, --the glory, the terror, and the wonder, --the radiance of that seeming-human Form, so fine and marvellous, that methought it would have vanished into ether! Even as the lightning did He shine! His flesh was but a garment, transparent as a mist through which one sees the sun! Nevertheless, let us not weep despairingly, --tears are but foolish--for He is not dead--He could not die, although He hath been crucified. He hath the secret clue of death;--'tis a mystery unfathomable, --for what the gods may mean by this we know not, --and what the world hath done-we know not, --howbeit let the world look to it for we are not to blame!" He...Read Less
None. Good. No Jacket. This antique hardcover book has a beige cloth cover with white lettering and a black cover illustration. A story of adventure in ancient Syria. 317 pages; approx. 5"x8". Book is in good condition with tanned pages, some discoloration to the spine and cover, foxing, wear, and soil.
P. Poor condition. Book being sold AS IS. Title and copyright page missing. Inked ownership states March 6, 1896. Red boards with silver Easter Lily/lettering on front. Silver lettering/cross on spine. Book in poor condition as covers are together but not attached to text. Rep is partially torn from rear cover. First several pages are loose or detached. Still a good reading copy. Free gift wrapping, card and drop shipping. Let us know the occasion and message.; Small 8vo; 317 pages.
Good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Very good for the age. Bright colors on boards with all lettering. Some rubbing and small stains on boards. Front hinge cracked. Pages clean, a couple with small chips. 317 p. Red cloth over boards with silver lettering and design.
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