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Christianity and Modern Civilization: Being Some Chapters in European ...
William Samuel Lilly
No preview available - 2008
Accused Adam of St ancient Apostles Augustine authority Beltramo Bishop blaspheme called canon Catholic Chapter Christ Christendom Christian Clement of Alexandria clergy confession death decree Denunciator Divine divorce doctrine doubt ecclesiastical election Emperor Epistle Eucharist existence fact faith Father feudal Gospel Gregory Gregory VII Grimston Hebrew Henry heresy heretical Hildebrand Holy Office human hymns idea Imperial individual Inquisition Inquisitor Irenaeus Jerusalem Jesus Jewish judge King Latin living Lord Luxmoore marriage Martyrs matter medieval Middle Ages mind Modern Civilization moral nature observes Paganism Papacy Papal Paul person Peter Peter Damiani philosophy polity Pontiff Pope prelates princes principle Prudentius regarded religion religious Roman Empire Rome Sacred Arsenal Saints secular sense simoniacal simony society soul speak spiritual Strappado supernatural supreme teaching Temperley Thee things Thou thought tion Torture true truth Venantius Fortunatus verse witnesses words writes
Page 59 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the Apostles' feet; and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
Page 142 - Love took up the harp of life, and smote on all the chords with might; Smote the chord of self, that, trembling, passed in music out of sight.
Page 30 - Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
Page 138 - I recognise thy glory :" in such strength Of usurpation, when the light of sense Goes out, but with a flash that has revealed The invisible world...
Page 293 - There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it hath been of yore; — Turn wheresoe'er I may, By night or day, The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Page 112 - And when the president has given thanks, and all the people have expressed their assent, those who are called by us deacons give to each of those present to partake of the bread and wine mixed with water over which the thanksgiving was pronounced, and to those who are absent they carry away a portion.
Page 151 - Ev'n now we hear with inward strife A motion toiling in the gloom — The Spirit of the years to come Yearning to mix himself with Life.
Page 69 - I have been in the deep ; in journeyings often, in perils of waters, in perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Page 44 - The thing he looks at reveals not this or that face of it, but its inmost heart and generic secret: it dissolves itself as in light before him, so that he discerns the perfect structure of it. Creative, we said: poetic creation, what is this too but seeing the thing sufficiently? The word that will describe the thing, follows of itself from such clear intense sight of the thing.