Hypatia: Or, New Foes with an Old Face

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Oxford University Press, 1915 - Hypatia, d. 415 - 459 pages

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"Have I not an intellect, a taste, a reason? I could appreciate what she said.—Why should not my faculties be educated? Why am I only to be shut out from knowledge? There is a Christian Gnosis as ... Read full review

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For a book that started so well, I was mightily disappointed with the progression and ending of this one. Charles Kingsley does a good job showing the corruption of the catholic church in the 5th ... Read full review


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Page 26 - A certain man had two sons : and the younger of them said to his father, Father, give me the portion of goods that falleth to me.
Page 272 - As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a, fair woman which is without discretion.
Page 26 - The heart knoweth its own bitterness, and a stranger intermeddleth not with its joy.
Page 176 - I am this day fourscore years old: and can I discern between good and evil? can thy servant taste what I eat or what I drink? can I hear any more the voice of singing men and singing women?
Page 475 - For other foundation can no man lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
Page 418 - But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings
Page 478 - Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.
Page 106 - Speak now in the ears of the people, and let every man borrow of his neighbor, and every woman of her neighbor, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold.
Page 486 - Away with cant, and let him that is without sin among you cast the first stone.
Page 420 - God hath chosen the foolish things of this world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty...

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