Image from page 130 of "Our own English Bible : its translators and their work : the manuscript period" (1913)

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    Identifier: cu31924029272071 Title: Our own English Bible : its translators and their work : the manuscript period Year: 1913 (1910s) Authors: Heaton, W. J. (William James), b. 1845 Subjects: Wycliffe, John, d. 1384 Bible Publisher: London : F. Griffiths Contributing Library: Cornell University Library Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: rld ! He loved his work, and never wandered away fromhis Northern home, or was absent from its means of grace.He would say, I know that angels visit the Congregation,and what if they should not find me ! Would they notsay, Where is Bede ? When he was a boy the angels might have found himalmost alone. Food was so poor, and sanitary mattersso neglected, that the pestilence often walked in darloiess,and destruction at noonday. It so thinned the brother-hood at Jarrow in Bedes early life, that there was notone monk left who could take up the responses with theAbbot. For a week this went on, until the dreariness ofit could be borne no longer; and after that. Abbot andchild laboured day by day through the ciistomary service. A national memorial to the Venerable Bede has latelybeen erected on the Cliff at Roker, Sunderland. It is abeautifully sculptured Saxon cross, twenty-five feet high,and was erected in clean and pure air, where it will beseen by the hoUday population of Wear and Tyne. In Text Appearing After Image: THE VENERAliLK I5EDE DtCTATI.Vr, THE LAST VVOKDS OF HISTKA.S.SLAlIUX OF THE lilELE. Ill BEDE 1^3 tte sculpture there are scroll patterns from the Lindis-farne Gospels, extracts from his works, busts of his friendsand associates; and to illustrate his love of nature, ascroll introducing birds and animals, springing froma harp, emblematic of his poetic gifts. There was asignificant ceremony, largely attended, on 11th October1904, when the Archbishop of York handed over thecross to the town, saying it was the memorial of a greatscholar, a great historian, a great theologian, and a greatlover and interpreter of the Word of God, and one who,in the highest sense, was a man of God. Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
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    Picture Taken: Jan. 1, 1913, midnight
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  • Simon Cotterill on Aug. 24, 2017, 7:42 p.m.

    Caption for this image in the book: "The Venerable Bede dictating the last words of his translation of the Bible." (p111)

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