So spake the seraph Abdiel, faithful found Among the faithless, faithful only he ; Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number, nor example, with him wrought To swerve from truth,... A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ... - Página 302por David Simpson - 1810 - 345 páginasVista completa
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...different circumstances would make martyrs.22 The faithful Abdiel could serve as an emblem of constancy: "Nor number, nor example with him wrought / To swerve...truth, or change his constant mind / Though single" (v.901- 3). Noah, like many of the Protestant martyrs celebrated by Foxe, admonishes the wicked "fearless...