The Eighteen Christian Centuries (Classic Reprint) by James WhiteThe Eighteen Christian Centuries (Classic Reprint) by James White

The Eighteen Christian Centuries (Classic Reprint)

byJames White

Paperback | November 9, 2018

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If we could affix to each century as characteristic 3. Presentment as those portraits do of the steel-clad hero Of Towton, or the be-wigged, be-buckled courtier Of George the Second, our Object would be gained. We should see a whole history in a glance at a century's face. If it were peculiarly marked by nature or accident, so much the more easy would it be to recognise the like ness. If the century was a warlike, quarrelsome century, and had scars across its brow; if it was a learned, plod ding century, and wore spectacles On nose; if it was a frivolous, gay century, and simpered forever behind bouquets Of ?owers, or tripped on fantastic toe with a jewelled rapier at its side, there would be no mistaking the resemblance; there would also be no chance Of con fusing the actions: the legal century would not fight, the dancing century would not, depose its king.

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Title:The Eighteen Christian Centuries (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:550 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.11 inPublished:November 9, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1330915488

ISBN - 13:9781330915486

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