Monk and Knight: An Historical Study in Fiction, Volume 1

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A. C. McClurg, 1891 - European fiction - 707 pages
 

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Contents

I
9
II
28
III
37
IV
46
V
54
VI
65
VII
80
VIII
88
XIX
201
XX
212
XXI
224
XXII
236
XXIII
245
XXIV
250
XXV
261
XXVI
269

IX
97
X
108
XI
121
XII
131
XIII
141
XIV
148
XV
161
XVI
177
XVII
186
XVIII
193
XXVII
278
XXVIII
293
XXIX
304
XXX
311
XXXI
327
XXXII
333
XXXIII
342
XXXIV
349
XXXV
360

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Page 28 - AVENGE, O Lord, thy slaughtered saints, whose bones Lie scattered on the Alpine mountains cold; Even them who kept thy truth so pure of old, When all our fathers worshipped stocks and stones...
Page 80 - Where falls not hail, or rain, or any snow. Nor ever wind blows loudly; but it lies Deep-meadow'd, happy, fair with orchard lawns And bowery hollows crown'd with summer sea, Where I will heal me of my grievous wound.
Page 88 - ... affectionate study of eloquence and " copia"f of speech, which then began to flourish. This grew speedily to an excess ; for men began to hunt more after words than matter ; and more after the choiceness of the phrase, and the round and clean composition of the sentence, and the sweet falling of the clauses...
Page 28 - O'er all the Italian fields, where still doth sway The triple tyrant ; that from these may grow A hundredfold, who, having learnt thy way, Early may fly the Babylonian woe.
Page 277 - Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
Page 88 - ... their works with tropes and figures, than after the weight of matter, worth of subject, soundness of argument, life of invention, or depth of judgment. Then grew the flowing and watery vein of Osorius, the Portugal bishop, to be in price. Then did Sturmius spend such infinite and curious pains upon Cicero the orator and Hermogenes the rhetorician, besides his own books of periods and imitation and the like. Then did Car of Cambridge, and Ascham, with their lectures and writings, almost deify...
Page 106 - O judges, be of good cheer about death, and know this of a truth — that no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the gods; nor has my own approaching end happened by mere chance.
Page 212 - HEAR, Father, hear thy faint afflicted flock Cry to thee, from the desert and the rock ; While those, who seek to slay thy children, hold Blasphemous worship under roofs of gold ; And the broad goodly lands, with pleasant airs That nurse the grape and wave the grain, are theirs. Yet better were this mountain wilderness, And this wild life of danger and distress — Watchings by night and perilous flight by day, And meetings in the depths of earth to pray — Better, far better, than to kneel with...
Page 311 - Two hurrying Shapes met face to face, And bade each other stand. " And who are you ? " cried one a-gape, Shuddering in the gloaming light.
Page 189 - THERE SHALL COME A KING and confess you religious, And beat you, as the Bible telleth, for breaking of your rule, And amend...

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