History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, the Catholic, Volume 1

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Page 24 - In 1258, they presented a variety of petitions to the king in relation to his own personal expenditure, as well as that of his courtiers; requiring him to diminish the charges of his table, attire, etc., and, bluntly, to "bring his appetite within a more reasonable compass;" to all which he readily gave his assent.
Page 357 - Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. The son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.
Page 331 - La religion juive est un vieux tronc qui a produit deux branches qui ont couvert toute la terre , je veux dire le mahométisme et le Christianisme; ou plutôt c'est une mère qui a engendré deux filles qui l'ont accablée de mille plaies; car, en fait de religion , les plus proches sont les plus grandes ennemies.
Page 347 - ... at table with Jews, or ate the meat of animals slaughtered by their hands, or drank a certain beverage held in much estimation by them; if he washed a corpse in warm water, or...
Page 349 - The church, who is the mother of mercy and the fountain of charity, content with the imposition of penances, generously accords life to many who do not deserve it...

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