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

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Illustration of these principles from Ireland
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Still further progress early in the seventeenth century 557560
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From Egypt 5960
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From Central America
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And from Mexico and Peru 68
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Influence of the general aspects of nature upon the imagination
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Also by an unhealthy climate making life precarious 9193
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With that of Germany 171173
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Further illustration from Central America
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The historical method of studying mental laws is superior to
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Examination of the two metaphysical methods of generalizing men
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The progress of society is twofold moral and intellectual
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Intellectual truths are the cause of progress
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The diminution of the warlike spirit is owing to the same cause 137139
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Illustrations of this from ancient Greece and modern Europe 143144
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The discoveries made by political economists 150158
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The application of steam to purposes of travelling 158160
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INQUIRY INTo The INFLUENCE ExERCISED BY RELIGION LITERATURE
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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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And from Sweden and Scotland 191193
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Influence of government on the progress of society
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They have also increased hypocrisy and perjury 204205
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The earliest histories are ballads 212215
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A change of religion in any country also tends to corrupt its early
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Illustration of this from the history of Charlemagne by Turpin 231232
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And in the predictions of Stoeffler respecting the Deluge t
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DUTLINE OF THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH INTELLECT FROM THE MIDDLE
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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 279280
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This alliance was dissolved by the Declaration of Indulgence 286287
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But the clergy regretted it and repented of their own act 200
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After the Revolution the ablest men confined themselves to secular
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Theology separated from morals and from politics 306307
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Doctrine of personal representation and idea of independence
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But discouraged by George III under whom began a dangerous
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Ability and accomplishments of Burke 325329
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And they were tolerated even by the queenregent during
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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
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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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Analogy between Descartes and Richelieu 428429
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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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Illustration from the history of chivalry
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Analogy between the Reformation and the revolutions of the seven
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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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But the English rebellion succeeded because it was a democratic
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Servility in the reign of Louis XIV 491498
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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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Illustrations from the history of French art 511512
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CHAPTER XII
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Admiration of England expressed by Frenchmen
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In France literature was the last resource of liberty
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Hence they were led to assail Christianity 547550
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CHAPTER XIII
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Retrograde movement under Louis XIV 562565
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And from that of Bossuet 569574
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Immense improvements introduced by Voltaire
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His views adopted by Mallet Mably Welly Willaret Duclos
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He weakened the authority of mere scholars and theologians
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The discourses of Turgot and their influence
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The intellect of France began to attack the state about 1750 602603
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Abolition of the Jesuits
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Jansenism being allied to Calvinism its revival in France aided
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But was averted for a time by the most eminent Frenchmen direct paq
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And in Condillac
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In England during the same period there was a dearth of great
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Relation between inventions discoveries and method and immense
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Great and successful efforts made by the French in botany 652654
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All these vast results were part of the causes of the French Revolu
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And in the establishment of clubs 664666
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Goneral reflections 670
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