History of Civilization in England: From the 2d London Ed., to which is Added an Alphabetical Index, Volume 1

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Appleton, 1887 - France
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Contents

From Central America 07
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And from Mexico and Peru 68
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Influence of the general aspects of nature upon the imagination and the understanding
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Also by an unhealthy climate making life precarious 9193
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Comparison of the history of England with that of France 1C9K1
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Further illustration from Central America
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Examination of the two metaphysical methods of generalizing men
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JTJTLISE OF THE HIBTOEY OF THE ENGLISH INTELLECT FKOM TUB MIDDLE
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The historical method of studying mental laws is superior to
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And intellectual truths are constantly changing 130 Intellectual truths are the cause of progress
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The diminution of the warlike spirit is owing to the same cause 137139 Illustrations from Russia and Turkey 140141
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The application of steam to purposes of travelling 158160
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CHAPTER V
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With that of the United States of America
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Influence of religion on the progress of society 184191
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Illustration from the early history of Christianity 187 And from Sweden and Scotland 191193
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Influence of government on the progress of society 197 Illustrated by repeal of the cornlaws
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They have also increased hypocrisy and perjury 204205
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ORIOIN OF HI8TOK7 ASD STATE OF HISTORICAL LITERATURE DtRINO
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Absurdities which were consequently believed 223230 Illustration of this from the history of Charlemagne by Turpin 231232
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And from the history of the Britons by Geoffrey 232234 The first improvement in writing history began in the fourteenth
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This absurd way of writing history was the natural result of the state of the age
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Hooker contrasted with Jewel 248249
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Great advantage of this 254259
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Under Charles II it takes a frivolous form at court
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It causes the establishment of the Royal Society
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These improvements were due to the sceptical and inquiring spirit 27928C
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This alliance was dissolved by the Declaration of Indulgence 286287
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Hostility between them and William III
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After the Revolution the ablest men confined themselves to secular professions and avoided entering the church
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Theology separated from morals and from politics 306307 Rapid succession of sceptical controversies 307308 Knowledge begins to be diffused and ...
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Political meetings and publication of parliamentary debates 311 Doctrine of personal representation and idea of independence 312 Corresponding ch...
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Subserviency of Pitt
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He opposed the views of George III and was neglected by him 330333
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They are deserted by their temporal leaders and the management
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Evidence of the illiberality of the French Protestants 399405 They raise a civil war which was a struggle of classes rather than
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Richelieu put down the rebellion but still abstained from persecut
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Illustration of this from the philosophy of Descartes 419427 Analogy between Descartes and Richelieu 428429
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It was also seen in the wars of the Fronde 433 But notwithstanding all this there was a great difference between
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In England the nobles were less powerful than in France
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This state contrasted with that of England
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Servility in the reign of Louis XIV 4914US
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Illustration from the history of chivalry 456 Another illustration from the vanity of the French and pride of the English
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and Charles I vainly attempted to restore their power
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But in France the energy of the protective spirit and the power
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CHAPTER XL
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Men of letters grateful to Louis XIV
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Also in zoology and in chemistry
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Intellectual decay under Louis XIV was seen in every department
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Admiration of England expressed by Frenchmen 528 Hence liberal opinions in France which the government attempted
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In France literature was the last resource of liberty 541 Reasons why literary men at first attacked the church and not
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Butuntil the middle of the reign of Louis XV the political institu
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Improvement in the method of writing history late in the sixteenth
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Still further progress early in the seventeenth century 557500
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Retrograde movement under Louis XIV 562665
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And from that of Bossuet 569674
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His Morals Manners and Character of Nations 580 His views adopted by Mallet Mably Velly Villaret Duclos
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lie weakened the authority of mere scholars and theologians 588 Who had repeated the most childish absurdities respecting
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CHAPTER XIV
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Just at the same time the government began to attack the church 606 And to favour religious toleration 607608
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Jansenism being allied to Calvinism its revival in France aided
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Connexion between this movement and the rise of atheism
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And in Condillac
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En England during the same period there was a dearth of great
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Connexion between these views and subsequent discoveries 641644 Relation between inventions discoveries and method and immense importance of...
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Great and successful efforts made by the French in botany 652654 And in mineralogy by De Lisle and Hauy 654657
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Physical science is essentially democratic 659662 The same democratic tendency was observable in changes of dress
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Summary of the causes of the French Revolution 668670
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