« PreviousContinue »
RECORDED IN THE
PROPHECIES OF DANIEL,
AS COMPARED WITH
THOSE IN THE REVELATION OF ST. JOHN;
AND WITH REFERENCE ESPECIALLY TO
THE CRITICAL NATURE OF THE PRESENT TIME.
POSTSCRIPT TO A LETTER
ADDRESSED TO THE
RIGHT REV. THE LORD BISHOP OF LIMERICK.
REV. PHILIP ALLWOOD, B.D.
FELLOW OF MAGDALENE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE.
Come out of her, my people:
That ye be not partakers of her sins;
For her sins have reached unto Heaven;
And God hath remembered her iniquities.-REV. xviii. 4, 5.
PRINTED FOR J. G. & F. RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH YARD,
AND WATERLOO PLACE, PALL MALL.
THE RIGHT REVEREND FATHER IN GOD,
BY DIVINE PROVIDENCE,
LORD BISHOP OF LIMERICK, ARDFERT,
It is a circumstance truly remarkable, in the present advanced age of the world, when "the signs of the times" are generally so prominent; and all things appear to be “ working together," towards the accomplishment of some great and decisive change in the moral and political condition of mankind, that those divinely-inspired trains of Prophecy, which we meet with in Daniel and St. John, (and some parts of which predict this very state of things as peculiar to this very period,) should seem, to the general apprehension, to be so far from increasing in clearness, in proportion to the lapse of time,-as to become overspread with