The Close of the Tenth Century of the Christian Era: The Arnold Prize Essay, for 1858

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T. & G. Shrimpton, 1858 - Europe - 66 pages
 

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Page 45 - ... extremely pervasive through even semi-permeable obstructions, and no doubt it finds way to petroleum deposits through not too dense shale covers. Any study of petroleum as to its origin, present storage or condition, manipulation in pumping or refining, cannot avoid reference to its components, and it is greatly to be regretted that so little is known of its ultimate composition. Laboratory study has reached its limit in the accumulation of fundamental data. Investigations based on the manipulation...
Page 15 - Enitere ergo, miles Christi, esto signifer et compugnator, et quod armis nequis, consilio et opum auxilio subveni. Quid est quod das aut cui das? Nempe ex multo modicum, et ei qui omne quod habes gratis dedit, nee tamen ingratus recepit.
Page 11 - The mutual obligations of the popes and the Carlovingian family form the important link of ancient and modern, of civil and ecclesiastical, history.
Page 54 - ... purity, avoid all self-exaltation, honour the old, and love the young with a Christian affection, and pray for his enemies, and never despair of God's mercy." This is the ghostly craft inculcated by the clergy in what the moderns call the " dark ages." Among these capitula we read, " mass-priests are to have a school of learners in their houses ; and if any good man will commit his little ones to them, they ought gladly to accept them, and teach them at free cost.
Page 2 - Ah, how different is God's verdict from man's. After such sins as thine, man's sentence would have been, "/-will in nowise receive." But " it is better to fall into the hands of God, than into the hands of man ; " for he says,
Page 49 - But yet (sayd he) there is a little locke of Lady Occasion flickering in the aire, by our hands to catch hold on, whereby we may yet once more (before all be utterly past, and for ever) discreetly and valiantly recover and enjoy, if not all our ancient & due appurtenances to this...
Page 1 - Gaznivide empire in Bactria and India. It will be the object of the following essay to enlarge and substantiate this summary : but a further enquiry first must be despatched. This point of time — through which so much of the past flowed into the future — what was it in itself, as distinct from any other epoch ? Can any mark be perceived in it that rendered it critical in the faiths, and hopes, and destinies of men ? With the close of the first millenary of the Christian era, men universally expected...
Page 50 - Peaceable (I say) even with the most parte of the self same Respects, that good KING EDGAR had, (being, but a SAXON:) And by sundry such means, as, he chiefly, in this Impire did put in proof and use, Triumphantly. Wherupon, his Surname, was PACIFICUS, most aptly and Justly. This Peaceable King EDGAR, had in his mynde (about 600.
Page 3 - God dug pits, whither the son dragged his father, the brother his brother, the mother her son, when they saw their strength failing ; and the survivor himself, despairing of life, often threw himself into it after them. Meanwhile, the prelates of the cities of Gaul...
Page 5 - Erat enim instar ac si mundus ipse, excutiendo semet, rejecta vetustate, passim candidam ecclesiarum vestem indueret. Tune denique episcopalium sedium ecclesias pene universas ac cetera queque diversorum sanctorum n(onasteria, seu minora villarum oratoria in meliora quique permutavere fideles.

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