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" I have come to understand why man is the most fortunate of creatures and consequently worthy of all admiration and what precisely is that rank which is his lot in the universal chain of Being— a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars... "
Civilization of the Middle Ages - Page 555
by Norman F. Cantor - 1994 - 624 pages
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Michelangelo, the Sistine Chapel Ceiling: Illustrations, Introductory Essays ...

Charles Seymour - Art - 1995 - 243 pages
...we not admire more the angels themselves and the blessed choirs of heaven? At last it seems to me 1 have come to understand why man is the most fortunate...chain of Being— a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world. It is a matter past faith and a wondrous...
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The Italian Renaissance

Renaissance Society of America - History - 1993 - 184 pages
...should we not admire more the angels themselves and the blessed choirs of heaven? At last it seems to me I have come to understand why man is the most fortunate...chain of Being — a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world. It is a matter past faith and a wondrous...
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Gnostics

Tobias Churton - Christian heresies - 1999 - 188 pages
...the east. Having announced the guiding text for his oration, Pico continues: At last it seems to me I have come to understand why Man is the most fortunate...universal chain of being a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world. We note here that 'universal chain of...
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Not of this World: A Treasury of Christian Mysticism

James S. Cutsinger - Religion - 2003 - 279 pages
...we ttot admire more the angels themselves and the blessed choirs of heaven? At last it seems to me I have come to understand why man is the most fortunate...chain of being — a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world. It is a matter past faith and a wondrous...
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John Dee's Occultism: Magical Exaltation through Powerful Signs

Gyorgy E. Szonyi - Religion - 2004 - 362 pages
...should we not admire more the angels themselves and the blessed choirs of heaven? At last it seems to me I have come to understand why man is the most fortunate...that rank which is his lot in the universal chain of Being—a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world....
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Looking at the Renaissance: Essays Toward a Contextual Appreciation

Charles R. Mack - Art - 2005 - 164 pages
...expression in Pico della Mirandola's celebrated Oration on the Dignity of Man: At last it seems to me I have come to understand why man is the most fortunate...that rank which is his lot in the universal chain of Being—a rank to be envied not only by brutes but even by the stars and by minds beyond this world....
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