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" ... conception of life and the world still dominated. The two poles of the mind continued to be chivalry and hierarchy. Profound pessimism spread a general gloom over life. The gothic principle prevailed in art. But all these forms and modes were on the... "
Civilization of the Middle Ages - Page 558
by Norman F. Cantor - 1994 - 624 pages
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The Company of the Preachers

David L. Larsen - Religion - 1998 - 411 pages
...fourteenth century. Yet a great change was taking place. Cantor quotes Johan Huizinga's great dictum: "A high and strong culture is declining, but at the same time and in the same sphere new things are being born. The tide is turning, the tone of life is about to change."'...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...gloom over life. The gothic principle prevailed in art. But all these forms and modes were on the wane. A high and strong culture is declining, but at the same time and in the same sphere new things are being born. The tide is turning, the tone of life is about to change. The...
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From the Brink of the Apocalypse: Confronting Famine, War, Plague, and Death ...

John Aberth - History - 2001 - 304 pages
...gloom over life. The gothic principle prevailed in art. But all these forms and modes were on the wane. A high and strong culture is declining, but at the same time and in the same sphere new things are being born. The tide is turning, the tone of life is about to change. Even...
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The Last Knight: The Twilight of the Middle Ages and the Birth of t

Norman F. Cantor - History - 2010 - 272 pages
...until the nineteenth century and is still the pattern for all effective and durable social elites. "A high and strong culture is declining, but at the same time and in the same sphere new things are being born. The tide is turning, the tone of life is about to change." These...
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Medival Panorama

George Gordon Coulton - Civilization, Medieval - 1945 - 801 pages
...gloom over life. The Gothic principle prevailed in art. But all these forms and modes were on the wane. A high and strong culture is declining, but at the same time and in the same sphere new things are being born. The tide is turning, the tone of life is about to change." XLVIII....
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