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" ... growth, death, go on side by side ; while the forest is older than its oldest tree, its youngest sapling may claim an immemorial lineage. When therefore we say that Petrarch founded Humanism and inaugurated the New Learning, we do not mean that he... "
Petrarch: His Life and Times - Page 220
by Henry Calthrop Hollway-Calthrop - 1907 - 319 pages
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Petrarch, His Life and Times. With Twenty-four Illustrations

Henry Calthrop Hollway-Calthrop - 1907 - 319 pages
...also the extreme importance of the letters in furthering the main work of their author's life—the revival of learning. In attributing to Petrarch the...blackness, the Renaissance as a blaze of unheralded light. Scholar-l ship had never died; our own England furnishes proof of that. John of Salisbury in the twelfth...
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The Dial, Volume 44

Literature, Modern - 1908
...poet and humanist. With characteristic caution, the true meaning of his mission is thus stated : " When, therefore, we say that Petrarch founded Humanism...brains, but could not communicate to society at large." In actual scholarship, and in Latin compositions, Petrarch was inferior to some of his contemporaries...
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Plain-towns of Italy: the cities of old Venetia

Egerton Ryerson Williams - Cities and towns - 1911 - 603 pages
...world of the trecento, an influence which has ever since gone on widening and increasing. Petrarch had "inspired ideas and modes of thought which preceding...own brains, but could not communicate to society." l "The study of Latin writers had never been wholly neglected in Italy; but Petrarch introduced a more...
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