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THE

SACRED CALENDAR

OP

PROPHECY:

OR

A DISSERTATION ON THE PROPHECIES,

WHICH TREAT OF THE

GRAND PERIOD OF SEVEN TIMES,

AND ESPECIALLY OF ITS SECOND MOIETY OR THE LATTER

THREE TIMES AND A HALF.

BY GEORGE STANLEY FABER, B.D.

RECTOR OF LONG-NEWTON.

For the true account of Times in Scripture, we must have recourse to that SACRED CALENDAR
and GREAT ALMANACK OF PROPHECY, the four kingdoms of Daniel : which are a prophetical chro.
nology of Times measured by the succession of four principal kingdoms. Mede's Apost. of the
Latter Times, chap. xii. Works, book iii. p. 654.

IN THREE VOLUMES,

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR C. & J. RIVINGTON,

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,
AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.

1828.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER I.

The vision of the great metallic image. p. 3.

The poetical machinery of the vision of the great image is bor-

rowed from Paganism. p. 3.

I. The image is to be viewed under two aspects. p. 6.

1. The image under its chronological aspect. p. 7.

(1.) The head of gold is Nebuchadnezzar: hence the

life of the image must be reckoned from the

birth of that prince. p. 10.

(2.) The breast and arms of silver are the Medo-Per-

sian Empire from the time of its junction to

the Babylonian. p. 13.

(3.) The belly and thighs of brass are the Grecian

Empire from the time of its junction to the

Medo-Persian. p. 14.

(4.) The legs of iron, with the feet and toes partly of

iron and partly of clay, are the Roman Empire

from the time of its junction to the Grecian.

p. 15.

2. The image under its geographical aspect. p. 18.

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