A Brief History of Culture

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1900 - Culture - 298 pages
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Page 215 - I remit to you all punishment which you deserve in purgatory on their account ; and I restore you to the holy sacraments of the church, to the unity of the faithful, and to that innocence and purity which...
Page 188 - It is atheism and blasphemy to dispute what God can do; good Christians content themselves with His will revealed in His Word, so it is presumption and high contempt in a subject to dispute what a King can do, or say that a King cannot do this or that, but | rest in that which is the King's will revealed in his law.
Page 286 - I have seen her bound to the stake ; I have seen them give her ashes to the winds. But when they turned to exult I have seen her again meet them face to face, resplendent in complete steel, brandishing in her right hand a flaming sword, red with insufferable light. I take courage. The people gather round her. The genius of America will at last lead her sons to freedom.
Page 286 - ... but, when they turned to exult, I have seen her again meet them face to face, resplendent in complete steel and brandishing in her strong right hand a flaming sword, red with insufferable light.
Page 10 - An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, and a life for a life...
Page 282 - I assume, then, the immanence of Deity in Nature. Furthermore, as you already know, I regard physical and chemical forces, or the forces of dead Nature, as a portion of the Omnipresent Divine Energy. in a diffused, unindividuated state, and therefore not self-active, but having its phenomena determined directly by the Divine Energy.
Page 286 - As for me, I dare not, will not, be false to freedom. Where the feet of my youth were planted, there by freedom my feet shall ever stand. I will walk beneath her banner. I will glory in her strength. I have seen her in history struck down on a hundred fields of battle.
Page 22 - ... his spirit would not haunt the tribe, nor cause them fear, nor mislead them into wrong tracks, nor bring sickness amongst them, nor make loud noises in the night.
Page 297 - History of the Mental Growth of Mankind in Ancient Times,
Page 204 - ... the houses of fourteen stories, which formerly stood under the castle of Edinburgh, there was danger of the superincumbent wall crushing the foundation. Roofs. Westminster hall approaches the limit of width that is possible without very inconvenient proportions or central supports; and the domes of the churches of St. Peter, in Rome, and St. Paul, in London, are in the same preflicament.

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