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History of the Intellectual Development of Europe (Complete)
John William Draper
Vista previa limitada - 1903
Africa Age of Faith Alexandria altogether Anaxagoras ancient animal appear Arabian Arabs Arian Aristotle Arius Asia asserted Athens became become Bishop body Buddhism Carthage centuries Charlemagne Christianity Church civilization clergy condition considered Constantine Constantinople council criterion of truth death divine doctrine earth ecclesiastical Egypt Egyptian Eleatic emperor empire Eoman Eome Eratosthenes eternal Europe European evil existence gods Greece Greek philosophy hence Hipparchus Hippocrates holy human ideas images imperial individual influence intellectual Italy Jews Justinian khalifs kings knowledge manner matter Mediterranean mind monks moral movement nations nature Nestorians Nestorius never opinion organization origin pagan Pantheism papacy passed period Persian physical Plato Plotinus political polytheism pope principle Ptolemy Pythagoras reason relations religion religious respects result Rome Saracens social Socrates soon soul spirit temples theology things thought thousand tion true universe views worship
Página 207 - The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank; and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound.
Página 225 - He, whom the mind alone can perceive, whose essence eludes the external organs, who has no visible parts, who exists from eternity, even he, the soul of all beings, whom no being can comprehend, shone forth in person. He, having willed to produce various beings from his own divine substance, first with a thought created the waters, and placed in them a productive seed...
Página 371 - Long life and victory to Charles, the most pious Augustus, crowned by God the great and pacific emperor of the Romans!
Página 120 - Whence also he is all similar, all eye, all ear, all brain, all arm, all power to perceive, to understand, and to act; but in a manner not at all human, in a manner not at all corporeal, in a manner utterly unknown to us. As a blind man has no idea of colors, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things.
Página 60 - The fundamental tenet of the Vedanti school consisted, not in denying the existence of matter, that is, of solidity, impenetrability, and extended figure, (to deny which would be lunacy) but in correcting the popular notion of it, and in contending, that it has no essence independent of mental perception, that existence and perceptibility are convertible terms...
Página iii - Social advancement is as completely under the control of natural law as is bodily growth. The life of an individual is a miniature of the life of a nation.
Página 225 - The waters are called nara, because they were the production of Nara, or the spirit of God ; and since they were his first ayana, or place of motion, he thence is named Narayana, or moving on the waters.
Página 207 - With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank ; and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound. Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Página 22 - I am to lead my reader, perhaps in a reluctant path, from the outward phantasmagorial illusions which surround us, and so ostentatiously obtrude themselves on our attention, to something that lies in silence and strength behind. I am to draw his thoughts from the tangible to the invisible, from the limited to the universal, from the changeable to the invariable, from the transitory to the eternal; from the expedients and volitions so largely amusing the life of man, to the predestined and resistless...