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2 edition of concise history of music from the commencement of the Christian era to the present time. found in the catalog.

concise history of music from the commencement of the Christian era to the present time.

H. G. Bonavia Hunt

concise history of music from the commencement of the Christian era to the present time.

For the use of students.

by H. G. Bonavia Hunt

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Published by Deighton, Bell in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy the Rev. H.G. Bonavia Hunt ...
    SeriesCambridge school and college text books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML161 H83 1881
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14784932M

    Many of the bishops, who, by precept and example, should have guided others, neglected their divine calling to engage in the management of worldly concerns. More and more Northerners, driven by a sense of morality or an interest in protecting free labour, came to believe, in the s, that bondage needed to be eradicated. Rousing as from a pleasant dream, Perpetua drew her torn robe more closely about her person, and gathered up her fallen hair; and when she had addressed a few faint words of encouragement to her brother, she guided the gladiator's sword to a vital part, and so expired. Poetry, like music, representing the continual life of soul, has never been completed, new works of highest quality remaining possible as long as hearts can feel and minds can conceive; but the productions of Shakespeare, aboutare believed to represent a point of perfection not likely to be surpassed.

    The history of the church of God in all ages is a history of divine grace in the midst of human failure. David, centuries before, had said, "The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance. Trajan succeeded him, and for awhile left the Christians unmolested, but having been induced to look upon them with suspicion, he determined to renew the persecution, and, if possible, to exterminate by decisive and severe measures, the new religion. Happy had it been for the church if the matter had ended here, but it did not. Again and again the powers of hell had been loosed against it, but all to no effect. In the natural course of things such an art, having once found its heart, ought to go on to perfection; but this has not generally been the case.

    Union army volunteer, photograph by Mathew Brady, He was back again at Carthage at the commencement of Valerian's reign, when a plague broke out in that city; and was enabled to render valuable assistance to the sufferers. He is now sitting in the heavens, on the right hand of great power, and is about to come on the clouds of heaven. At first, he was favourably disposed to the Christians, and is said to have examined with the most hopeful results the influence of Christianity on the public morals: but his fondness for Oriental magic exposed his mind to the insidious teachings of an Egyptian magician, named Macrionus, who was an active and bitter opponent of the truth; and to his designing influence we may attribute the eighth general persecution of the empire. Subscribe today In the early morning hours of April 12,rebels opened fire on Fort Sumter, at the entrance to the harbour of CharlestonSouth Carolina.


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Concise history of music from the commencement of the Christian era to the present time. book

He begged her to take pity on his grey hairs, and to think of the honour of his name; to remember all his former kindness, and how he had loved her the best of all his children.

The earlier forms of music were very simple; the range of tones employed was narrow, and the habits of mind in the people employing them apparently calm and almost inactive. The conflagration lasted nine days; and Nero, by whose orders the disgraceful act had been committed, watched the scene from the tower of Maecenas, where he expressed his delight with the beauty of the flames, and, dressed as an actor, sang to his lyre of the burning of ancient Troy!

And for many days I suffered this anxiety, and accustomed my child to remain in the prison with me; and I immediately recovered my strength, and was relieved from my toil and trouble for my infant; and the prison became to me like a palace; and I was happier there than I should have been anywhere else.

Military Defeat As vast as the Spanish empire was during Cervantes time, the empire found itself engaged in numerous conflicts: the assault on Spanish ships traveling to the New World, conflicts with bordering European nations, the unrest and eventual independence of the Low Countries, and various revolts and displays of civil unrest within the Peninsula.

He therefore sent abroad his edicts, and revived once more the smouldering fires of persecution. Alive to the occasion, Hilarianus, the procurator, ceased his stern interrogations, and said in his softest manner, "Spare the grey hairs of your parent; spare your infant; offer sacrifice for the welfare of the emperor.

And then he flung himself at her feet, weeping bitterly, and kissed her hands in his fondness, and clinging like a suppliant to her dress, said he would no longer call her daughter, but "mistress," because she was the mistress of all their fates.

Here Sanctus, a deacon in the church, and Maturus a new convert to Christianity, suffered nobly for the truth; with Attalus of Pergamus, and Pothinus, bishop of Lyons, and many more.

It is possible, though unproven, that some of them were written at Cannons. There may be, there are, other reasons, but this is the chief.

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The Author's chief desire in giving to the Public this short History, has been to meet what he believes to be a real want among general readers; not to make a student's book, for we have already many able works of this kind, but a popular handbook, such as might be read with profit by those who have no time or inclination for a more exhaustive study.

This is a book whose writing is as sweet as Caribbean sugar, but left me with something of a rum fuelled hangover. The Christians to the lions! During his reign the Christians were haled away to execution without trial, and often were buried in heaps like dogs.

David, centuries before, had said, "The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance. In contemplating the decline of the Roman empire, there is much to remind one of the contemporary history of the church of God. One night during the month of July, in the year above named, the inhabitants of Rome were roused from their sleep by the cry of "Fire!

The immediate cause of the persecution was peculiar.

Chest of viols

It was an amalgamation of errors which had their source in the Jewish cabala, a mysterious science among the Rabbins, in the philosophy of Plato, and in oriental mysticism.

He now made wonderful progress in the truth, and after three years, during which he applied himself closely to the scriptures, was made bishop of Carthage. It is not officially disbanded untilthough, at that point, its power and influence was substantially diminished.

The only form of combined sounds which they used was the octave, and rarely the fifth or fourth. If they were still bent on his destruction they must find some other way; so the cry was quickly taken up, that Polycarp should be burnt.George Frideric Handel was the house composer at Cannons from August until February The Chandos Anthems and other important works by Handel were conceived, written or first performed at Cannons.

Cannons was a large house in Middlesex, the seat of James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos who was a patron of Handel. The duke, a flute player, had a private orchestra, consisting of There is, however, a variety of opinion on the subject, and every quarter of the globe has, in its turn, been conjectured to include this delightful place.

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