The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in the Middle Ages, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1919 - Civilization, Medieval
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Page 515 - Lord, I will follow thee, but let me first go bid them farewell, which are at home at my house." And Jesus said unto him, "No man, having put his hand to the plow and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.
Page 516 - Think not that I am come to send peace on earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter-inlaw against her mother-in-law. And a man's foes shall be they of his own household.
Page 188 - When I considered all this I remembered also how I saw, before it had been all ravaged and burnt, how the churches throughout the whole of England stood filled with treasures and books, and there was also a great multitude of God's servants; but they had very little knowledge of the books, for they could not understand anything of them, because they were not written in their own language.
Page 100 - Now there was no smith found throughout all the land of Israel, for the Philistines said, "Lest the Hebrews make them swords or spears." But all the Israelites went down to the Philistines, to sharpen every man his share and his coulter and his axe and his mattock.
Page 73 - To discuss the nature and position of the earth," says he, "does not help us in our hope of the life to come.
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Page 349 - Is there yet any that is left of the house of Saul, that I may show him kindness for Jonathan's sake?
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Page 167 - Gunnar's hall was made all of wood, and roofed with beams above, and there were window-slits under the beams that carried the roof, and they were fitted with shutters. Gunnar slept in a loft above the hall, and so did Hallgerda and his mother. Now when...
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