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Seite 2 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not. Spirits are not finely touch'd But to fine issues, nor Nature never lends The smallest scruple of her excellence, But, like a thrifty goddess, she determines Herself the glory of a creditor, Both thanks and use.
Seite 43 - J are, doubtless, both mistaken when they place the invention of automatous clocks about the end of the fifteenth or beginning of the sixteenth century.
Seite 59 - Rush," a satire on the monks, is found in Low German verse of the end of the fifteenth or beginning of the sixteenth century. It was printed also in High German verse at Strasburg In 1515.
Seite 1 - Save base authority from others' books. These earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, That give a name to every fixed star, Have no more profit of their shining nights, Than those that walk, and wot not what they are.
Seite 10 - ... le contraire ; car ce soir toute nostre armée alla camper à l'entour de Bains, et là furent allumez des feux encore plus grands que les premiers, pour y estre enflammez et embrasez des plus beaux chasteaux et maisons des gentilhommes qu'on pourroit bastir n'edifier.
Seite 9 - Protestant Church as by law established ;' pledged under oath to the thirty-nine articles, which were drawn up on purpose to separate England from Catholic Christendom,* and to protest against all the barbarous superstitions of the dark ages. By attempting to re-establish their churches, chalices, and vestments, in their original form, they are only setting under the most glaring light the contradiction which exists between their own faith, and that of the men who built Salisbury, and York. Surely...
Seite 9 - If the Church of Rome, when she maintains that out of her pale there is no salvation, and that she alone has the power of governing the Christian world, is not infallibly right, then she is infallibly wrong ; and so far from being a distinguished branch of truth, she is founded on imposture or error ; and in neither case can be a true Church.
Seite 9 - ... the most beautiful frame is fit for nought but for the antiquary's shop. Supposing the spirit of the Camden Society ultimately to prevail over its Anglican adversaries, — supposing you do one day get every old thing back again, — copes, letterns, rood-lofts, candlesticks, and the abbey lands into the bargain, what will it all be but an empty pageant , like the tournament of Eglinton Castle, separated from the reality of Catholic truth and unity by the abyss of three hundred years of schism?