The cathedral, or abbey church of Iona, by the messrs. Bucklers: and Some account of the early Celtic Church and of the mission of st. Columba, by the bp. of Argyll and the Isles
1866 - 40 páginas
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Abbey abbot of Iona Adomnan aisle ancient angle antiquity appear architecture Argyll Bede bishop BISHOP OF ARGYLL Book Book of Armagh brethren Britain buildings Catach celebrated Celtic churches century chapel CHAPTER chapter-house character choir Christianity clerestory cloister clouds this night Colum Cille Columba connexion corbels cross Culdee customs died Diermit diocese Diuma doubt early Celtic east end ecclesiastical evidence exterior feet Feinn Finan fragments gables Gaelic interior Ireland Irish Isles King land liturgies Lord Modern Celts monastery monastic monk of Iona mouldings nave north side north transept O'Curry O'Donnell observe origin Paganism parapet Patrick Picts pier poems portions present priest probably race Reeves relics religion remains remarkable returned to Iona Roman Rome roof ruins Saint Scotland Scots Scottish sculptured seems semicircular arch south side stone successor Synod of Whitby thou tombe tower trace tracery transept wall Western
Página 46 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy as may conduct us indifferent and unmoved over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins...
Página 46 - We were now treading that illuftrious ifland, which was once the luminary of the Caledonian regions, whence favage clans and roving barbarians derived the benefits of knowledge, and the bleffings of religion.
Página 15 - The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the LORD shall want no manner of thing that is good. 11 Come, ye children, and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Página 25 - For this reason the religious habit was at that time in great veneration; so that wheresoever any clergyman or monk happened to come, he was joyfully received by all persons as God's servant; and, if they chanced to meet him upon the way, they ran to him, and bowing, were glad to be signed with his hand or blessed with his mouth.
Página 76 - Into this sanctuary ther is three tombes of staine, formit like little chapels, with ane braid gray marble or quhin staine in the gavill of ilk ane of the tombes. In the staine of the ane tombe there is wretten in Latin letters, Tumulus Begum Scotia, that is, The tombe ore grave of the Scotts Kinges.
Página 40 - Glendaruadh ! My love each man of its inheritance. Sweet the voice of the cuckoo, on bending bough, On the hill above Glendaruadh. Beloved is Draighen and its sounding shore; Beloved the water o'er the pure sand. O that I might not depart from the east, But that I go with my beloved ! Dr.
Página 25 - ... the world ; for such never resorted to the church, except to pray and hear the word of God. The king himself, when opportunity offered, came only with five or six servants, and having performed his devotions in the church, departed. But if they happened to take a repast there, they were satisfied with only the plain and daily food of the brethren, and required no more ; for the whole care of those teachers was to serve God, not the world — to feed the soul, and not the belly.
Página 25 - ... cattle ; for if they received any money from rich persons, they immediately gave it to the poor ; there being no need to gather money, or provide houses for the entertainment of the great men of the world ; for such never resorted to the church, except to pray and hear the word of God. The king himself, when opportunity offered, came only with five or six servants, and having performed his devotions in the church, departed.