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Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul

An Account of the Old and New Buildings with a Short Historical Sketch

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Author: Arthur Dimock
Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 45,771 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57
LoC Category: BS
Downloads: 418
Added to site: 2008.05.01
mnybks.net#: 20715
Genre: History
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in commission, who, disregarding whatever thin veneer of Christianity they had found it convenient to adopt during their father's lifetime, boldly apostatised, and the East Saxons readily followed. Entering St. Paul's, as the bishop was celebrating, the three scoffed and mocked, "We will not enter into that laver, because we do not know we stand in need of it; but eat of that bread we will." Giving the bishop the alternative of compliance or expulsion, he withdrew after an episcopate of twelve years and retired across the Channel. Returning in answer to the entreaties of Laurentius, "the Londoners would not receive Bishop Mellitus, choosing rather to be under their idolatrous high priests." Eventually he succeeded Laurentius at Canterbury. And for a second time London relapsed into paganism.

Thus the good fruits of the mission of Augustine were completely lost. An interval occurs, and then Sigebert the Good, on a visit to King Oswy of Northumbria, was converted by the reasoning of his host, and baptis

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