How to use Franck in a sentence

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  • Franck, in his preface, says the original was in English; elsewhere he says it was in Latin; the theory that his German was really the original is unwarrantable.

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  • Franck combined the humanist's passion for freedom with the mystic's devotion to the religion of the spirit.

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  • An anathema was accordingly issued from Schmalkald against Schwenkfeld (together with Sebastian Franck); his books were placed on the Protestant "index"; and he himself was made a religious outlaw.

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  • Valentin Weigel (1533-1588), who stands under manifold obligations to Franck, represents also the influence of the semi-mystical physical speculation that marked the transition from scholasticism to modern times.

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  • Louis Franck, the Belgian Colonial Minister, paid a visit to the Congo in 1920.

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  • He was not a man of learning, nor had he many books; for his knowledge of early Christian writers he was partly indebted to the Chronica or compilations of Sebastian Franck.

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  • Franck, Moralistes et philosophes (1872).

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  • Franck, Esquisse d'une histoire de la logique (1838) is the chief French contribution to the subject as a whole.

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  • Under him were his four lieutenants, his "mystic sister," Margherita di Franck, and 4000 disciples.

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  • Leo Szilard and James Franck circulated a petition among the scientists opposing the use of the bomb on moral grounds.

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  • He was also called upon to do battle for his principle against men like Caspar Schwenkfeld (1490-1561) and Sebastian Franck (1500-1545), the latter of whom developed a system of pantheistic mysticism, and went so far in his opposition to the letter as to declare the whole of the historical element in Scripture to be but a mythical representation of eternal truth.

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  • The influence of Nicolas of Cusa and Paracelsus mingled in Valentin Weigel with that of the Deutsche Theologie, Andreas Osiander, Schwenkfeld and Franck.

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  • Ashley Wass made his debut recording in 1999 with a solo recital disk of works by Cesar Franck for Naxos.

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