The Colloquies of Erasmus, Volume 2

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Reeves & Turner, 1878 - Philosophy

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Page 376 - Nor less I deem that there are Powers Which of themselves our minds impress; That we can feed this mind of ours In a wise passiveness. 'Think you, 'mid all this mighty sum Of things for ever speaking, That nothing of itself will come, But we must still be seeking? ' — Then ask not wherefore, here, alone, Conversing as I may, I sit upon this old grey stone, And dream my time away.
Page 436 - These letters are grantable by the law of nations, whenever the subjects of one state are oppressed and injured by those of another; and justice is denied by that state to which the oppressor belongs. In this case letters of marque and reprisal (words used as synonymous; and signifying, the latter a taking in return, the former the passing the frontiers in order to such taking,) may be obtained, in order to seize the bodies or goods of the subjects of the offending state, until satisfaction be made,...
Page 446 - I do not like thee, Dr. Fell ; The reason why I cannot tell ; But this I know, and know full well, I do not like thee, Dr. Fell," who rudely called Hobbes " irritabile illud ct vanissimum Malmsburiense animal.
Page 224 - Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted ; but the rich, in that he is made low, because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away.
Page 451 - This book is a preservation photocopy. It is made in compliance with copyright law and produced on acid-free archival 60...
Page 322 - I don't think they are, if they have a certain Belief and firm Hope of attaining to it. He. I come now to those Delights you took Notice of: They abstain from Balls, Banquets and Plays ; they so despise them, that they enjoy those that are much pleasanter. They don't take less Pleasure, but they take it after another Manner.
Page 426 - And then naming it after them (if they shall certify him that the Child may well endure it), he shall dip it in the water discreetly and warily...
Page 341 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 358 - Brachylogus, and the rest of these Sort of Authors, all whose Names I neither can mention, nor is it worth while so to do, to others who take a Pleasure to learn Barbarism with an immense Labour. At the first it is no great Matter how much you Learn ; but how well you learn it. And now take a Direction how you may not only learn well, but easily too ; for the right Method of Art qualifies the Artist to perform his Work not only well and expeditiously, but easily too. Divide the Day into Tasks, as...
Page 446 - Non amo te, Sabidi, nec possum dicere quare ; Hoc tantum possum dicere, non amo te.

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