The History of Medieval Europe

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Houghton Mifflin, 1928 - 682 páginas

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Página 104 - That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church ; . . . And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven...
Página 427 - Walk about Zion, and go round about her : Tell the towers thereof. Mark ye well her bulwarks, Consider her palaces ; That ye may tell it to the generation following : For this God is our God for ever and ever : He will be our guide even unto death.
Página 60 - Everything harmonizes with me, which is harmonious to thee, O Universe. Nothing for me is too early nor too late, which is in due time for thee. Everything is fruit to me which thy seasons bring, O Nature: from thee are all things, in thee are all things, to thee all things return.
Página 143 - Who could tell of the beauty of the columns and marbles with which the church is adorned ? One would think that one had come upon a meadow full of flowers in bloom ! Who would not admire the purple tints of some and the green of others...
Página 100 - He can no longer have God for his Father, who has not the Church for his mother.
Página 220 - When I remembered all this, I wondered extremely that the good and wise men who were formerly all over England, and had perfectly learnt all the books, did not wish to translate them into their own language. But again I soon answered myself and said: 'They did not think that men would ever be so careless, and that learning would so decay...
Página 311 - Then said Jesus unto His disciples, If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
Página 476 - land-cop," and "hlaford's gifu," which he has rightfully to give, and " lah-cop," and "witword" and witness, stand so that no man pervert them : and that a " gemot " be held in every wapentake ; and the xii. senior thanes go out, and the reeve with them, and swear on the relic that is given to them in hand, that they will accuse no innocent man, nor conceal any guilty one...
Página 531 - Trier, and four lay magnates, the palatine of the Rhine, the duke of Saxony, the margrave of Brandenburg and the king of Bohemia; the...
Página 43 - ... among drunken men, though their disputes are rarely settled by mere wrangling but oftener by bloodshed and wounds. Yet it is at their feasts that they consult about reconciling enemies, forming family alliances, electing chiefs, and even regarding war and peace, as they think that at no other time is the mind more open to fair judgment or more inflamed to mighty deeds.

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