A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology: Earinus-Nyx (Google eBook)

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Sir William Smith
J. Murray, 1876 - Biography
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Page 215 - His system of therapeutics is based on two fundamental principles— (1) that disease is something contrary to nature, and is to be overcome by that which is contrary to the disease itself; and (2) that nature is to be preserved by that which has relation to nature.
Page 52 - ecclesial consciousness" is the result of the work of the Holy Spirit, whose person and work is inseparable from the risen Christ. Boff interprets the creedal doctrine of the procession of the Holy Spirit from the Father and the Son as an affirmation of this point.
Page 295 - But in the first place, it must be borne in mind, that C. Gracchus did not give away the grain for nothing, but only sold it at so low a price that the poor, with some labour, might be enabled to support themselves and their children ; and secondly, that Rome was a republic with immense revenues, which belonged to the sovereign, that is, to the people ; and a large class of this sovereign people was suffering from want and destitution. There was no other remedy ; the state was obliged to support...
Page 115 - Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh ; yea though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more.
Page 210 - ... at least, he regards individual facts and the detail of experience as of little value, unconnected with the principles which he laid down as the basis of all medical reasoning. In this fundamental point, therefore, the method pursued by Galen appears to have been directly the reverse of that which we now consider as the correct method of scientific investigation ; and yet, such is the force of natural genius, that in most instances he attained the ultimate object in view, although by an indirect...
Page 346 - Periplus itself Hanno says that he was sent out by his countrymen to undertake a voyage beyond the Pillars of Hercules, and to found Libyphoenician towns, and that he sailed accordingly with sixty pentecontores, and a body of men and women, to the number of 30,000, and provisions and other necessaries.
Page 228 - Gallus, a native of Cisalpine Gaul, was the first person that ever set up a school at Rome for the purpose of teaching Latin and rhetoric. This was about BC 88.
Page 392 - Thus then the world is formed, ** not made by God or man," but simply evolved by a natural operation from fire, which also is the human life and soul, and therefore a rational intelligence, guiding the whole universe.
Page 127 - Are we not thus, under the guise of orthodoxy, mocked in our belief that we have a High Priest who can be touched with a feeling of our infirmities...
Page v - GEORGE EDWARD LYNCH COTTON, MA Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ; one of the Masters in Rugby School.

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