Chapters from the Religious History of Spain Connected with the Inquisition

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Lea Brothers, 1890 - Freedom of the press - 522 pages
 

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Page 81 - Ahi, Costantin, di quanto- mal fu matre , Non la tua conversion , ma quella dote Che da te prese il primo ricco patre...
Page 162 - It can hardly be necessary for us to remind you, beloved brethren, that the most highly valued treasure of every family library, and the most frequently and lovingly made use of, should be the Holy Scriptures.
Page 448 - Lawn is a piece or strip of linen. " There was a species of torture in which a man was bound tightly to a frame, his nostrils were plugged, and a jet of water was sent down his throat carrying with it a strip of linen, which was drawn out from time to time to prevent complete suffocation.
Page 97 - Dios le dé mucha vida al inquisidor mayor que ha sido en esse y otros libros más liberal con los estudiosos que no el Papa, porque si los Adagios de Erasmo nos quitaran, como el Papa quería en su catálogo, bien teníamos que sudar.
Page 30 - ... he said on many occasions that to imitate the life of Jesus was far more important than to argue about dogma. Those who considered him a coward lost sight of his great intellectual capacity. As Henry Charles Lea has aptly said, "Erasmus, when rightly considered, was one of the most heroic figures of an age of heroes. Nowhere else can we find an instance so marked of the power of pure intellect. His gift of ridicule was the most dreaded weapon in Europe and he used it mercilessly upon the most...
Page 15 - ... of literature and for the control of the productions of authors was asserted by the Church as the legitimate successor of the imperial authority. The earliest and most sweeping censorship of the Christian Church is probably that contained in the Apostolic Constitutions, which purport to have been written by St.
Page 235 - Llámase también unión, porque llegándose el hombre de esta manera a Dios se hace un espíritu con él por un trocamiento de voluntades, que ni el hombre quiere otra cosa de lo que Dios quiere, ni Dios se aparta de la voluntad del hombre.

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