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It contains some fine tapestry and portraits, and the Lee Pennyfamiliar to readers of Sir Walter Scott's Talisman-which was brought from Palestine in the 14th century by the Crusading knight, Sir Simon Lockhart.
He was a director of the great hospital for the blind (Quinze-Vingts), and nominated the regius professors and readers in the College de France.
The arguments of conservative writers involve concessions which, though often overlooked by their readers, are very detrimental to the position they endeavour to support, and the objections they bring against the theory of the introduction of new law-books (under a Josiah or an Ezra) apply with equal force to the promulgation of Mosaic teaching which had been admittedly ignored or forgotten.
To the great majority of English readers the name of no knight of King Arthur's court -is so familiar as is that of Sir Lancelot.
The literary life of "Lewis Carroll" became familiar to a wide circle of readers, but the private life of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was retired and practically uneventful.Advertisement
When the weakness of his eyes made it necessary for him to depend almost entirely on the service of readers and secretaries, in his eighty-first year he began to write the Weltgeschichte (9 vols., Leipzig, 1883-88).
There were also attached to a great household physicians, artists, secretaries, librarians, copyists, preparers of parchment, as well as pedagogues and preceptors of different kinds - readers, grammarians, men of letters and even philosophers - all of servile condition, besides accountants, managers and agents for the transaction of business.
The second work of Leonardo, his Practica geometriae (1220) requires readers already acquainted with Euclid's planimetry, who are able to follow rigorous demonstrations and feel the necessity for them.
That he was the most attractive figure of a man of letters in his generation is admitted; and the acknowledged fascination of his character was deepened, and was extended over an extremely wide circle of readers, by the publication in 1899 of his Letters, which have subdued even those who were rebellious to the entertainment of his books.
No doubt it is still by his romances that Stevenson keeps the wider circle of his readers.Advertisement
By the Act of 1584, c. 5, ministers, readers and others guilty of simony provided to benefices were to be deprived.
Marryat's first attempt was somewhat severely criticized from an artistic point of view, and he was accused of gratifying private grudges by introducing real personages too thinly disguised; and as he attributed some of his own adventures to Frank Mildmay he was rather shocked to learn that readers identified him with that disagreeable character.
But the Protestant casuist never pretended to speak authoritatively; all he did was to give his reasons, and leave the decision to the conscience of his readers.
Fleming first recommended the use of blockletters as being more convenient both to printers and readers.
Facing the crags on the south-west are the spots familiar to readers of The Heart of Midlothian, where stood Jeanie Deans's cottage, and between the crags and Arthur's Seat lies Hunter's Bog, used as a shooting range.Advertisement
These are 46 presbyters, 7 deacons, 7 subdeacons, 42 acolytes, 52 exorcists and readers, together with doorkeepers.
But readers and exorcists claim 3 " Fixed attention " on the deacon's ministration, the ministration itself being much more ancient.
The Latins, and Armenians who have borrowed from the Latins, have subdeacons, acolytes, exorcists, readers and doorkeepers.
Knox also provided the Church of Scotland with superintendents or visitors, as well as readers and exhorters, offices which soon fell into disuse.
His touch is heavy, and these novels show no dramatic power, which accounts for his failure as a playwright, but their influence was as great as their followers were many, and they still find readers.Advertisement
Here it is only possible to give some of the more important general histories, together with such special works as are most readily accessible to English readers.
In the German Mercury he published, in the years 1786-87, his Briefe fiber die Kantische Philosophie, which were most important in making Kant known to a wider circle of readers.
To the Prophecy of Restoration we may fitly apply the words, too gracious and too subtly chosen to be translated, of Renan, "ce second Isaie, dont Fame lumineuse semble comme impregnee, six cent ans d'avance, de toutes les rosees, de tous les parfums de l'avenir" (L'Antechrist, p. 464); though, indeed, the common verdict of sympathetic readers sums up the sentence in a single phrase - "the Evangelical Prophet."
All chief writers were bishops, inferior clergy or monks, and their readers belonged to the same classes.
Displaying no original critical power, their chief merit lies in the fact that they bring in a popular (but not always accurate) form the results of the criticism of others within the reach of general readers.Advertisement
There is an unquestionable want of vigour, but to readers of that day the want of vigour was entirely compensated by the presence of freshness and grace.
Since then, however, he has been almost up to our own times the most popular and widely read of all medical classics, partly for the qualities already indicated, partly because he was one of the few of those classics accessible to readers of Latin, and partly also because of the purity and classical perfection of his language.
The consecutive study of the argument produces on most readers a mixed feeling of dissatisfaction and admiration.
Readers of a later time, who could compare his work with the finished works of the Augustan age, would certainly disparage his art rather than his power.
This Berlin visit is more or less familiar to English readers from the two great essays of Macaulay and Carlyle as well as from the Frederick 'of the ' latter.
The great building in Bloomsbury (1828-1852) with its massive Ionic portico, houses the collections of antiquities, coins, books, manuscripts and drawings, and contains the reading-rooms for the use of readers.
The number of readers in 1904 was over 50,000.
The picture, too, which it gives of the danger lest the Christianity of its readers should be unduly Judaic in feeling and practice, suits well the experiences of a writer living in Alexandria, where Judaism was immensely strong.
He now uses his knowledge to warn his readers, with intense passion, against all compromise between Judaism and the Gospel.
It is taken for granted that the readers will know who the martyr is, and the exegesis of the Church applies the passage to our Lord.
How far in all this and in the next vision the author is describing facts, and how far transforming his personal history into a type (after the manner of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress), the better to impress his moral upon his readers, is uncertain.
He had risen in Maud far above his ordinary serenity of style, to ecstasies of passion and audacities of expression which were scarcely intelligible to his readers, and certainly not welcome.
The reception of this volume was cordial, but not so universally respectful as that which Tennyson had grown to expect from his adoring public. The fact was that the heightened reputation of Browning, and still more the sudden vogue of Swinburne, Morris and Rossetti (1866-1870), considerably disturbed the minds of Tennyson's most ardent readers, and exposed himself to a severer criticism than he had lately been accustomed to endure.
The Taihei-ki produced another notable effect; it inspired public readers who soon developed into historical raconteurs; a class of professionals who are almost as much in vogue to-day as they were 500 years ago.
A universal thirst set in for Occidental science and literature, so that students occupied themselves everywhere with readers and grammars modelled on European lines rather than with the Analects or the Kojiki.
Editors seemed tc be incapable of rising above the dead level of political strife, anc their utterances were not relieved even by a semblance of fairness Readers turned away in disgust, and journal after journal passe out of existence.
With the opening of the diet in 1890, politics again obtruded themselves into newspaper columns, but as practical living issues now occupied attention, readers were no longer wearied by the abstract homilies of former days.
Brownson's Quarterly Review began as the Boston Quarterly Review in 1838, and did much to introduce to American readers the works of the modern French philosophical school.
The number of periodicals devoted to light literature and to female readers has been, and still remains, extremely large.
At a later period he was unjustly described as "a scurrilous party writer," which he certainly was not; but, on the other hand, Johnson spoke of his writing "so variously and so well," and put Robinson Crusoe among the only three books that readers wish longer.
For these reasons, among others, Chenier, whose art is destined to so many vicissitudes of criticism in his own country, seems assured among English readers of a place among the Dii Majores of French poetry.
They may have contributed to the formation of the style of comedy which appears at the very outset much more mature than that of serious poetry, tragic or epic. They gave the name and some of the characteristics to that special literary product of the Roman soil, the satura, addressed to readers, not to spectators, which ultimately was developed into pure poetic satire in Lucilius, Horace, Persius and Juvenal, into the prose and verse miscellany of Varro, and into something approaching the prose novel in Petronius.
Even oratory was intended quite as much for readers as for the audiences to which it was immediately addressed; and some of the greatest speeches which have come down from that great age of orators were never delivered at all, but were published as manifestoes after the event with the view of influencing educated opinion, and as works of art with the view of giving pleasure to educated taste.
Its succession of word pictures, conventional and yet vigorous as the illuminations of a medieval manuscript, and in their very conventionality free from all thought of literary presentation, must charm all readers.
The charm of Villehardouin can escape no reader; but few readers will fail to derive some additional pleasure from the two essays which SainteBeuve devoted to him, reprinted in the ninth volume of the Causeries du lundi.
He lays no further burden on his readers than those required by the Apostolic Decree of Acts xv.
It is not even safe, according to these two fathers, to commit too much to writing; and Clement undertakes not to reveal in writing many secrets known to the initiated among his readers; otherwise the indiscreet eye of the heathen may rest on them, and he will have cast his pearls before swine.
Luther's works found a good many readers in France, but were condemned (1521) by both the Sorbonne and the parlement of Paris.
Indeed, Holland became the home of modern religious liberty, the haven of innumerable free spirits, and the centre of activity of printers and publishers, who asked for no other imprimatur than the prospect of intelligent readers.
He edited the earlier volumes of a Bibelwerk (19 vols., 1749-70) which was designed as an adaptation for German readers of the exegetical works of Andrew Willet, Henry Ainsworth, Symon Patrick, Matthew Poole, Matthew Henry and others.
Making it his main object in his "introduction" to set before his readers the previous history of the two nations who were the actors in the great war, he is able in tracing their history to bring into his narrative some account of almost all the nations of the known world, and has room to expatiate freely upon their geography, antiquities, manners and customs and the like, thus giving his work a "universal" character, and securing for it, without trenching upon unity, that variety, richness and fulness which are a principal charm of the best histories, and of none more than his.
English readers are now well supplied with books on Amos.
The readers of this weekly paper acquired a personal affection for its editor, and he was thus for many years the American writer most widely known and most popular among the rural classes.
This was a decidedly complicated one, and neglect of it has led some readers to adopt a more positive idea of Montaigne's scepticism than is fully justified by all the facts.
The Epistle attracted considerable notice, and a reply was written by Thomas Cooper, bishop of Winchester, under the title An Admonition to the People of England, but this was too long and too dull to appeal to the same class of readers as the Marprelate pamphlets, and produced little effect.
At the least he wrote a great history, one which can never be disregarded by future writers on his period, be their opinions what they may; which attracts and delights a multitude of readers, and is a splendid example of literary form and grace in historical composition.
He was anxious to make sure that his readers would understand his exact meaning, and to guard them against all possible misconceptions.
Sladek was, with his excellent translations, one of the first to make Czech readers acquainted with the riches of English literature (especially Shakespeare).
Meanwhile he had become one of the readers appointed by the Inns of Court, in the first of their many half-hearted attempts at legal education, in 1852.
Foreign readers of Maine have perhaps understood even better than English ones that he is not the propounder of a system but the pioneer of a method, and that detailed criticism, profitable as it may be and necessary as in time it must be, will not leave the method itself less valid or diminish the worth of the master's lessons in its use.
France to found in 1530 the corporation of the Royal Readers in Greek, as well as Latin and Hebrew, afterwards famous under the name of the College de France.
It begins with the foundation of the Royal Readers by Francis I.
In France it was mainly with a view to promoting the study of Greek that the corporation of Royal Readers was founded by Francis I.
The rigid line between fact or fiction in religious literature, which readers often wish to draw, cannot be consistently justified, and in studying old Oriental religious narratives it is necessary to realize that the teaching was regarded as more essential than the method of presenting it.
Proceeding upon such lines as these, the Jews wove together their Midrashic homilies or sermons where, though we may find much that seems commonplace, there are illuminating parables and proverbs, metaphors and similes, the whole affording admirable examples of the contemporary thought and culture, both of the writers and - what is often overlooked - the level of their hearers or readers.
In the year ending March 31st 1909 the income of the Society was $502,345, and it issued 2,153,028 copies of the Scriptures, nearly half of which went to readers outside the United States.
The most vulnerable side of the revision was that on which the mass of English readers thought itself capable of forming a judgment.
Readers of Dante know the idea that the dead have no shadows; this was no invention of the poet's but a piece of traditionary lore; at the present day among the Basutos it is held that a man walking by the brink of a river may lose his life if his shadow falls on the water, for a crocodile may seize it and draw him in; in Tasmania, North and South America and classical Europe is found the conception that the soul - o-tab., umbra - is somehow identical with the shadow of a man.
His assumed memoir was printed for English readers in 1597 by William Ponsonby under the title of a Historie of the Great Emperor Tamerlan, drawn from the ancient monuments by Messire Jean du Bec, Abbot of Mortimer; and another version of the same book is to be found in the Histoire du Grand Tamerlan, by De Sainctyon, published at Amsterdam in 1678.
The first English translation of Jean du Bec is dated in 1595, the Life by Perondinus in 1600, and Petis de la Croix did not introduce Sharifu 'd-Din or 'Ali Yazdi to European readers till .1722.
Tertullian, while speaking of readers and exorcists, says nothing about acolytes; neither does St Augustine.
Readers of Scott's Pirate will remember the frank contempt which Magnus Troil expressed for the Scots, and his opinions probably accurately reflected the general Norse feeling on the subject.
His eloquence was of the vehement order; but it wins hearers and readers by the strength of its passion, the energy of its truth, the pregnancy and elegance of its expression, just as much as it repels them by its heat without light, its sophistical argumentaiions, and its elaborate hair-splittings.
Moreover, it is clear that Aristotle addressed himself to readers as well as hearers, as in concluding his whole theory of syllogisms he says, " There would remain for all of you or for our hearers (763,7 co y uµWV rt T&?v ipcpoapEVwv) a duty of according to the defects of the investigation consideration, to its discoveries much gratitude " (Sophistical Elenchi, 34, 184 b 6).
Publication to the world is designed for readers, who at all times have demanded popular literature rather than serious philosophy such as that of Aristotle.
Now, both were in the hands of his readers in the time of Andronicus.
The spirit of his thought is mystical and by no means easy to follow, and this difficulty is accentuated, even to German readers, by the use of artificial terminology.
In the former of these works he shows plainly his intention of adapting his language and reasoning to Gentile, and iri the latter to Jewish, readers.
This brief heading embraces all that on which Christian tradition from the end of the 2nd century was unanimous; and it says no more than that the readers addressed were Christians of Jewish extraction.
Still it remains true that the exclusive use of the argument from Mosaism, as itself implying the Gospel of Jesus the Christ as final cause (Taos), does favour the view that the readers were of Jewish origin.
Such was the general situation of the readers of this epistle, men who rested partly on the Gospel and partly on Judaism.
It is a confusion, resulting in loss, not in gain, as regards spiritual power, to try to combine the two types of piety, as his readers were more and more apt to do.
But Porphyry's name would impress pagan readers.
At the same time we do our Jewish authorities no injustice in imputing to them the patriotic tendency to idealize the society, and thus offer to their readers something in Jewish life that would bear comparison at least with similar manifestations of Gentile life.
There were also deacons, half-deacons and readers.
Bailey Saunders, who has laboured to redeem his character from the suspicions generally current with English readers.
The society in which the child was thenceforward reared is known to readers of Brantome as well as that of imperial Rome at its worst is known to readers of Suetonius or Petronius as well as that of papal Rome at its worst is known to readers of the diary kept by the domestic chaplain of Pope Alexander VI.
We are told in the chronicle written by Desclot soon after his time, that Peter was only trapped into cohabiting with his wife by the device which is familiar to readers of Measure for Measure.
The boy's early education was poor, being mainly in the hands of the illiterate and dissolute clergy and readers who held the neighbouring livings at that time.
His Saints' Everlasting Rest will always command the grateful admiration of pious readers.
But when he had finished his work he kept it lying by him for years, being no longer so sure of finding appreciative readers; and when he did send it forth, in 1628, he was fain to be content with " the few and better sort.
Circumstances (of which more presently), however, kept the book back till the following year, and meanwhile the readers of Leviathan had a different excitement.
For years his sermons were published regularly in more than 3000 journals, reaching, it is said, 25,000,000 readers.
Principal Tulloch contributed a useful little monograph to the series of Foreign Classics for English Readers (Edinburgh and London, 1878).
Pope's admirable imitations of Horace's Satires and Epistles had recently appeared, were in every hand, and were by many readers thought superior to the originals.
Most readers receive their newspapers through the post office or at their clubs, which may help to explain the smaller number of copies sold.
To the majority of English readers Guenevere is best known in connexion with her liaison with Lancelot, a story which, in the hands of Malory and Tennyson, has assumed a form widely different from the original conception, and at once more picturesque and more convincing.
Special occasion for such a hortatory letter may be discerned in its polemic against intimate relations between ascetics of opposite sex, implied to exist among its readers, in contrast to usage in the writer's own locality.
Yet Homilies and Recognitions are abridgments made on different principles and convey rather different impressions to their readers.
And his style has an additional charm for modern readers, because it is employed in describing scenes from the everyday life of Athens.'
In May 1794 Godwin published the novel of Caleb Williams, or Things as they are, a book of which the political object is overlooked by many readers in the strong interest of the story.
There, thoughts about God's greatness and man's duty, which are familiar to us from childhood, were all new to the hearers - it is hearers we have to think of in the first instance, not readers - to whom, at the same time, every allusion had a meaning which often escapes our notice.
This variety of possible readings was at first very great, and many readers seem to have actually made it their object to Later History of discover pronunciations which were new, provided they H Text.
The various schools of " readers " differed very widely from one another; although for the most part there was no important divergence as to the sense of words.
Seven readers are generally reckoned chief authorities, but for practical purposes this number was continually reduced in process of time; so that at present only two " readingstyles " are in actual use, - the common style of Hafs, and that of Nafi'; which prevails in Africa to the west of Egypt.
The invention of vowel-signs of diacritic points to distinguish similarly formed consonants, and of other orthographic signs, soon put a stop to arbitrary conjectures on the part of the readers.
In the centre of the court is a fountain for ablutions, often surmounted by a dome, and in the prayerchamber a pulpit and a desk for readers.
Many readers hold it to be the best, as it is certainly the most characteristic, of Carlyle's books.
The failure of Sartor Resartus to attract average readers is quite intelligible.
But it could not be appreciated by readers who would not take the trouble to learn a new language.
His admiration for Carlyle probably led him to assume too early that his readers would approach the story from the same point of view, that is, with an admiration too warm to be repelled by the admissions.
The general condemnation of " shams " and cant had, of course, particular applications, though he left them to be inferred by his readers.
Stevenson, appealed as much to English readers as to their countrymen, patriotic as each of them was in his own way.
The Anabaptists were great readers of Revelation and of the Epistle of James, the latter perhaps by way of counteracting Luther's one-sided teaching of justification by faith alone.
It is the prose epic of feudalism, and its romantic spirit, its high ideals, its fantastic gallantry, its ingenious adventures, its mechanism of symbolic wonders, and its flowing style have entranced readers of such various types as Francis I.
So far the canon, almost all of which is now accessible to readers of Pali.
At Lafayette he introduced the first carefully scientific study of English in any American college, and in 1870 published A Comparative Grammar of the AngloSaxon Language, in which its Forms are Illustrated by Those of the Sanskrit, Greek, Latin, Gothic, Old Saxon, Old Friesic, Old Norse and Old High German, and An Anglo-Saxon Reader; he was editor of the "Douglass Series of Christian Greek and Latin Classics," to which he contributed Latin Hymns (1874); he was chairman of the Commission of the State of Pennsylvania on Amended Orthography; and was consulting editor of the Standard Dictionary, and in 1879-1882 was director of the American readers for the Philological Society's (New Oxford) Dictionary.
He is writing a letter to encourage a little Christian society which he, a Jew, had founded in a distant Greek city; he reminds his readers of many things which he had told them when he was with them.
Thus the letter assumes that its readers already have considerable knowledge as to " the Lord Jesus Christ," and as to His relation to " God the Father," a knowledge derived from teaching given in person on a former visit.
The purpose of the letter is not to give information as to the past, but to stimulate its readers to perseverance by giving fresh teaching as to the future.
As they led Him out they forced the cross, which the sufferer commonly carried, upon the shoulders of one Simon of Cyrene, whose sons Alexander and Rufus are here mentioned - probably as being known to St Mark's readers; at any rate, it is interesting to note that, in writing to the Christians at Rome, St Paul a few years earlier had sent a greeting to " Rufus and his mother."
Yet, from a note in a manuscript, we know that he had intelligent readers in Spain more than a century afterwards.
The literary structure of the narrative shows that Severus had in his mind principally readers on the same level of culture with himself.
Lowell had acquired a reputation among men of letters and a cultivated class of readers, but this satire at once brought him a wider fame.
On the side of the telescope opposite to the horizontal axis is attached a graduated circle g, and, turning concentrically with this circle, is a framework h, to which the readers and verniers of the circle are fixed.
He asks his readers, after weighing the evidence advanced, to determine "whether he (Erigena) used his philosophy to explain away his theology, or to bring out what he conceived to be the fullest meaning of it."
The author's delight in this wonderful creation was not misleading; it has been fully shared by every generation of readers since.
They make up an account fairly adequate to the manifoldness of the book; yet they may be summed up in three ideas, together constituting the moral which this history of the expansion of Christianity aims at bringing home to its readers.
In addition he edited American History told by Contemporaries (4 vols., 1898-1901), and Source Readers in American History (4 vols., 1901-1903), and two co-operative histories of the United States, the Epochs of American History series (3 small text-books), and, on a much larger scale, the American Nation series (27 vols., 1903-1907); he also edited the American Citizen series.
Their confusing effect, for modern readers, is increased by a curiously irrelevant prologue.
Phaer's Virgil, Chapman's Homer, Harrington's Orlando, Marlowe's Hero and Leander, Fairfax's Jerusalem Delivered, North's Plutarch, Hoby's Courtier - to mention only a few examples - placed English readers simultaneously in possession of the most eminent and representative works of Greece, Rome and Italy.
It was not until, in 1835, the national epos of Finland, the Kalewala (q.v.), was introduced to readers by the exertions of Elias Lonnrot, that the Finnish language was used for literary composition.
In 1574 there were 289 ministers and 715 readers; in the district of the presbytery of Auchterarder, which now has fifteen parishes, there were then four ministers and sixteen readers.
Josephus displays no knowledge of the work, but he may have been animated by the same prejudice as the Pharisees of St Jerome's day, whose displeasure, that father tells us, he had to face in giving to Latin readers a book which was against their canon.
On the 2nd of October 1813 he received his diploma from Jena; and in the same year from the press at Rudolstadt there was published - without winning notice or readers - his first book, Ober die vierfache Wurzel des Satzes vom zureichenden Grunde, trans.
Starting with "truth" contained in Scripture as the church's foundation, and the Word and Sacraments as means of building it up, it provides ministers and elders to be elected by the congregations, with a subordinate class of "readers," and by their means sermons and prayers each "Sunday" in every parish.
Herculano led the way in the historical romance by his Lendas e narrativas and 0 Monasticon, two somewhat laboured productions, whose progenitor was Walter Scott; they still find readers for their impeccable style.
In the preface to his fifth book he excuses his trenching on the region of political history on the ground of his desire to spare his readers the disgust which perusal of the endless disputes of the bishops could not fail to excite, and in that to his sixth book he prides himself on never having flattered even the orthodox bishops.
He became a Cynic philosopher, and is a figure familiar to readers of Lucian.
Where ministers were not available suitable persons (often old priests, sometimes schoolmasters) were selected as readers.
How the Saracens, when they took him prisoner, he being half dead with a complication of diseases, kindly left him "un mien couverture d'ecarlate" which his mother had given him, and which he put over him, having made a hole therein and bound it round him with a cord; how when he came to Acre in a pitiable condition an old servant of his house presented himself, and "brought me clean white hoods and combed my hair most comfortably"; how he bought a hundred tuns of wine and served it - the best first, according to high authority - well-watered to his private soldiers, somewhat less watered to the squires, and to the knights neat, but with a suggestive phial of the weaker liquid to mix "si comme ils vouloient" - these are the details in which he seems to take greatest pleasure, and for readers six hundred years after date perhaps they are not the least interesting details.
For merely general readers Buchon's or Michaud's editions of Joinville will amply suffice.
But he was hardly treated as a whole before Sir Walter Besant's book on the subject in the "Foreign Classics for English Readers" (1879), which the author followed up with Readings from Rabelais (1883).
He deletes what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his readers.
These merits, not less than the high tone and easy grace of his narrative and the eloquence of his speeches, gave Livy a hold on Roman readers such as only Cicero and Virgil besides him ever obtained.
The author was in all probability a Jew by race, and he would seem to have addressed himself especially to Jewish readers; but they were Jews of the Dispersion.
He thus wrote, as any historian might, for the information and instruction of his readers, and yet he had all the time an apologetic purpose, to exhibit to the world the history of Christianity as a proof of its divine origin and efficacy.
The Marian persecution was still fresh in men's minds, and the graphic narrative intensified in its numerous readers the fierce hatred of Spain and of the Inquisition which was one of the master passions of the reign.
English readers may be referred to a little book on Petrarch by Henry Reeve, and to vols.
Histories of commerce and cities now rank beside those on war and kings, although there are readers still who prefer to follow the pennants or robber barons rather than to watch the slow evolution of modern conditions.
Readers of Philo are familiar with the half-philosophical and half-mythological mode of thought by which the " powers of God " are substantialized into independent personalities.
This kind of dialogue has been employed in English, and with conspicuous cleverness by Mr Anstey Guthrie, but it does not seem so easily appreciated by English as by French readers.
They also require a different character in the author, if not also a different circle of readers from those addressed in i.
To bring educated readers into touch with critical workers it is needful to acquaint them with these various points, the neglect of any one of which may to some extent injure the results of criticism.
The author's object was clearly to demonstrate to his readers the necessity of faith in Israel's God, who shall not for ever allow his chosen ones to be ground under the heel of a ruthless heathen oppressor.
The tonsure at first was never given separately, and even children when so dedicated were appointed readers, as no one could belong to the clerical state without at least a minor order.
What John thus does is to take the Logos idea of Philo and use it for a practical purpose - to make more intelligible to himself and his readers the divine nature of Jesus Christ.
The word was introduced to English readers in a translation (1601) of Pliny's Natural History by Philemon Holland, who defined "insects" as "little vermine or smal creatures which have (as it were) a cut or division betwene their heads and bodies, as pismires, flies, grashoppers, under which are comprehended earthworms, caterpilers, &c."
The early explorers of the great Southern Sea cheered themselves with the companionship of the albatross in its dreary solitudes; and the evil hap of him who shot with his cross-bow the bird of good omen is familiar to readers of Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner.
It is mainly, if not wholly, known to English readers through the medium of Malory's translation of the Erench Quete du Saint Graal, where it is the cup or chalice of the Last Supper, in which the blood which flowed from the wounds of the crucified Saviour has been miraculously preserved.
For the Norman Conquest itself strictly contemporary evidence is extremely scanty, and historians have exhausted their own and their readers patience in.
English Puritanism lives in the affections of modern readers more than the Protestant schoolmen of the Continent do - Richard Baxter, John Owen, John Howe, Thos.
As usual, the J and E elements possess such a vivid character as to render them familiar to ordinary readers.
Balzac admired him [James Fenimore Cooper] greatly, but with discrimination; Victor Hugo pronounced him greater than the great master of modern romance, and this verdict was echoed by a multitude of inferior readers, who were satisfied with no title for their favourite less than that of "the American Scott."
This hedonism has perplexed Plato's readers needlessly (as we have said in speaking of the Cyrenaics), inasmuch as hedonism is the most obvious corollary of the Socratic doctrine that the different common notions of good - the beautiful, the pleasant and the useful - were to be somehow interpreted by each other.
Finally in the exposition of Christian Justice the Stoic doctrine of the natural union of all human interests is elevated to the full height and intensity of evangelical philanthropy; the brethren are reminded that the earth was made by God a common possession of all, and are bidden to administer their means for the common benefit; Ambrose, we should observe, is thoroughly aware of the fundamental union of these different virtues in Christianity, though he does Cicero's works are unimportant in the history of ancient ethics, as their philosophical matter was entirely borrowed from Greek treatises now lost; but the influence exercised by them (especially by the De officiis) over medieval and even modern readers was very considerable.
But the quasi-theistic assumption that what is natural must be reasonable remained in the minds of Hobbes's most docile readers, and in combination with his thesis that egoism is natural, tended to produce results which were dangerous to social well-being.
It is incumbent upon the clergy to see that all children are taught reading, writing and arithmetic. The people are great readers; considering the number of the inhabitants, books and periodicals have a very extensive circulation.
The Servians had some authors in the 18th century, but it could hardly have been said that they had readers.
An incorrect substitution of one name for another, a reading which gave an impossible date, insertions of spurious laws or decrees, were points which few readers would stop to notice.
Although the priestly source shows how the lore could be reshaped, and Jubilees represents later efforts along similar lines, it is evident that for ordinary readers the patriarchal traditions could not be presented in an entirely new form, and that to achieve their aims the writers could not be at direct variance with current thought.
This treatise, animated and sometimes brilliant, is valuable for modern readers in that it condenses his general view of philosophy and religion.
He thus aims at placing before his readers at each stage a complete survey of the field of action from Spain to Syria and Egypt.
While most readers found Epstein's comments inane, at least one congressman agreed to look into it.
Apologize in advance to the readers who already know this.
There should be enough material here to merit all readers' curiosity!
Increased emphasis on our popular columns provides readers with the key commentary they can trust.
For reluctant readers, words often need to be changed.
There is only one way to make the League know how my hundreds of thousands of readers feel about their baseless accusations.
Inevitably there will be some readers who think Someone at a Distance is just the story of a suburban husband's adultery.
That's with the standard readers directional aerials would do better.
Love sick readers can visit Dr. Kim, Enter's sex agony aunt.
Decorative images have NULL alt attributes to ensure they are ignored by screen readers.
We have included with her known ancestry an armorial portrait that readers might find fairly represents this talented actress's unusual beauty.
Anticipating the impact Will the report cause undue anxiety or optimism among audiences or readers?
Moreover, Wycliffe's translation was in Middle English, a form of English that would be too archaic for subsequent readers.
The attendees ranged from general readers, members of reading groups, students or even aspiring novelists themselves.
And it seems that affluent, liberal baby boomers, like you Prospect readers, retain a disproportionate influence over the country's affairs.
John O'Neill should be well known to Nerve readers, having provided the breathtaking backdrops for our last two covers.
This letter from the contented buyer of a Scottish barony should be of interest to readers who wish to acquire genuine titles.
Features ' i blame Elizabeth David ' He may have won OFM readers ' hearts with the peerless breakfasts at his Carluccio's Caff?
So it was good to see a boatload of TAC readers chug out that way in early May for some first-hand experience.
The Royal Navy Community web site is designed to be usable with all graphical and text-only browsers, and screen readers.
Many recent email programs also have built-in RSS readers.
Some screen readers or screen magnifiers use the system caret to determine which area of the screen to read or magnify.
Barcode users no longer have the dilemma of choosing between the reliability of solid-state CCD readers and the speed of laser scanners.
CertCities.com readers picked CIW as the best Web/Internet certification to hold.
Back to the Netherlands, and readers are cautioned against the new Soul Control single, for it is chirpy chirpy cheep cheep.
Back to the Netherlands, and readers are cautioned against the new Soul Control single, for it is Chirpy chirpy chirpy cheep cheep.
Local papers that unfairly undermine local institutions to boost circulation will lose their readers ' trust.
Instructions are given on how to construct a pendulum clock, and readers ' questions are answered.
It has attracted a dedicated coterie of regular readers who annotate his comments, often promoting lively debate.
We printed coupons in the paper, which readers could send back to us.
Donne does not make excessive demands on readers ' credulity regarding the origin of his spirituality, either.
The fact that the majority of readers have dateline offset from GMT of just a few hours, probably won't matter.
The deliciously deadpan humor is perfect for newly confident readers.
Our readers are dedicated SF and fantasy fans, and spend a great deal of money on their interest.
There are whole sections devoted to our younger readers.
Those readers with direct experience or an encyclopedic knowledge of the Arts establishment will not be so discomfited of course.
Readers who know this ditty, may like to sing it quietly to themselves to savor the flavor.
To arrange meetings, contact Dom @ jolt.co.uk PC Zone Readers ' Challenge g. .
I have attempted to provide readers with a modernized edition of the text with editorial emendations.
Joanna Cannan succeeds in making her readers not just sympathetic to Patricia's plight, but deeply empathetic too.
Readers whose letters are printed will receive a Berol Combi Pack of a cartridge pen, handwriting pen and ink eraser.
I can't really justify that expense for a handful of comments from a handful of readers.
They believed, if readers adopted this philosophy, they would feel as fabulous as the people in the ads.
Neither do they want ebook readers to become the next thieves fad, like mobile phones.
Because readers understand that the first person showcases a human and therefore fallible perspective, writers can tell two different stories at once.
Instead, young readers are fed a relentless diet of self-evident, unproved, implausible, and in some cases manifestly false propositions.
The way poetry was presented to readers also fascinated me.
Bible Belt readers, I now realize, neither suffer a fool gladly nor hesitate to call a fool a fool.
The main features of different forms of writing are used appropriately, beginning to be adapted to different readers.
Most are actually getting larger, sprouting LCD screens, card readers and all sorts of other frippery.
Ultimately Poems may only garner a small number of new readers.
The " selfish gene " operating in humans has, of course, caused the greatest distress among many readers.
So it is amazing that our incredibly generous readers have achieved that in less than two.
This is the overwhelming view of Financial Mail readers in a survey into the power of the retail giants.
Black on pale yellow reduces glare, which can be helpful to some readers.
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Not only is there this huge groundswell of support from Mercury readers, we have cross-party support from local MPs.
They are often habitual readers and they typically select professions on the basis of how much potential for growth they offer.
The Adventures of Abdi, written for readers aged six and up, is a 32-page jacketed hardcover.
His admirers have included hippies, punk rockers, readers of science fiction, football fans.
Book 1, when it was complete, proved a hit with readers.
We will have a guest homilist at the opening Mass. READERS ROTA The new rota will be in the Church porch next weekend.
A SECOND children's hospice for Scotland WILL be built with the money raised by Sunday Post readers.
But Time has received hundreds of complaints from readers and Web users.
Readers will recall that, in such circumstances, the offense used was 'gross indecency ' - an offense which was abolished in 2003.
That they might do so in certain cases is not necessarily indicative of any racism on their part or that of their readers.
Readers will recognize that some of the lectures are far too long to form part of a ritual initiation.
Even the most reluctant of readers will find this system irresistible.
It played quite happliy in the player but today, SD jukebox will not recognize the card again in either readers!
For a comprehensive list of news readers try looking at Wikipedia's listings.
In a publishing first, musically literate readers will find some one hundred notated music examples on a special Web site.
Lifting the lid We invited Mail online readers to tell us what they put in their child's lunchbox.
Several readers agree that nothing tops Shellac's Prayer to God for sheer malevolence.
One of our readers sent us a copy of an office memo that they received.
Disruptions in adult readers ' eye movements indicate that the visual system tends to catch the slightest misspelling.
Readers of this journal may have ceased to notice unnecessary political jargon, flights of academic obscurantism and lazy drafting.
One wonders why some previous critics and readers were so obtuse!
Readers are introduced to behavior aspects of reproduction, such as how to detect oestrus and how to minimize neonatal mortality.
Indeed, his silicon city of the future will be so familiar to readers of science fiction as to appear almost old-fashioned.
It contains stories that have won readers polls, that have won foreign prizes, and a few that are just out-and-out hilarious.
Authentic Online Readers Psychics Network Information and guidance using palmistry, numerology, tarot and astrology.
Don't bore your readers with detail in the introductory paragraph.
Braille readers vary in ability even more than their sighted peers.
With an average of over 24,000 readers per issue, Blithe House Quarterly is the most widely read of LGBT literary periodicals.
Readers of my third book ' When The Gods Came Down ' should understand the profundity of this symbolism.
Depending upon how the reader is able to deal with the descriptive prose, determines the readers response to this particular novel.
I ask of you, my dear readers, how much did the publican realize from the company that night by selling drink?
Readers will find enough put-downs and statements of the downright bizarre in this collection to chuckle their way through the year ahead.
I sometimes write my own comments on these offerings and I invite readers to do the same.
This is purely an announcement list to inform readers where to find new reviews posted on the NHI Review website.
To enable other readers to access the material themselves.
For reluctant readers, words need to be changed.
This is a satisfyingly chunky book for young fluent readers who want a ' chapter book ' with an engaging character.
If copies were made on the sticky chemical paper used by a lot of microfilm readers it's easy for pages to stick together.
This contains not only ready-made pages and examples, but a very impressive array of shareware readers and editors.
But now the t ruth finally struck home to the numbers of readers.
Derrida's words in The Post Card also perhaps generate in most readers the passions of disbelief and even scorn.
To many of her first readers she was profoundly shocking.
He offers some informed and amusing sidelights on royal life that regular readers of the magazine should find fascinating.
I've included a sneak preview for you fashion capital readers.
Readers of this journal won't need me to tell them that it is, really, a spoof Shakespearian sonnet.
The Scottish setting and dialog add a bit of exotic spice for readers tired of terror tales set in small town America.
Note that storytelling tapes need truly talented readers and really good stories, not TV spinoffs.
Course Aims This course will give readers the ability to create advanced spreadsheets using the full range of Microsoft Excel 2002's tools and features.
However, to avoid writer starvation, the Solaris threads package tends to favor writers over readers.
Clad in fishnet stockings, she dishes out stern advice from a clipboard to readers not man enough to satisfy their woman.
Telling Tales A website dedicated to storytelling with links to performance storytellers, some stories, ideas for writing stories and examples from readers.
This particular inquiry concerns a diagnosed syndrome that is likely to be new to a number of readers.
I hope your readers will support this dinner and join me for a celebration of Welsh sporting talent on the 28th February 2004.
Asking Your Question Our tarot Readers do not use the Tarot for ' Fortune Telling ' .
This peculiar stroke which abruptly terminated his notorious debating career should give readers cause to ponder.
In this brief work, Vera Snow guides readers through the often rocky terrain of infertility.
I did hang onto a few tidbits from mailing lists I've been scanning, plus email from a few readers.
D'arcy Ryan Battersea Power Station I thought the following tirade against Battersea Power Station might interest readers.
The compelling offer that will encourage readers to contact you AVBP offers a toolbox of approaches to help customers meet the challenges sustainable development.
Products include Companion Animal Starter Kits and refills, RFID transponders and RFID Readers.
Bar code readers fitted to all fork lift trucks automatically read the barcode information from each pallet.
Used too frequently they not only look ugly, they deter readers.
Meanwhile BBC Radio Berkshire has introduced irritating little jingles to make its amateur breakfast news readers appear even more unprofessional.
And it will work for more mature readers because you can appreciate the wit, as well as the visual jokes.
K is the clamp in position angle, P the slow motion screw in position-angle; pp is the position circle, R, R its two readers.
Hitherto he had been scrupulously impartial in raising the best men to the judicial bench, including the illustrious Matthew Hale, but he now appointed compliant judges, and, alluding to Magna Carta in terms impossible to transcribe for modern readers, declared that" it should not control his actions which he knew were for the safety of the Commonwealth."The country was now divided into twelve districts each governed by a major-general, to whom was entrusted the duty of maintaining order, stamping out disaffection and plots, and executing the laws relating to public morals.
The other is for more modern additions, corrections and comments made by you and other readers.
His purpose is to restore in the hearts of the readers the joy of the Spirit, by making them see that Christ fulfils every need, and that through faith in Him and love from faith, the advance is made unimpeded unto the perfect man.
Varenius was reluctant to include the human side of geography in his system, and only allowed it as a concession to custom, and in order to attract readers by imparting interest to the sterner details of the science.
Difficulties have been found in the supernatural or marvellous stories which would be taken as a matter of course by contemporary readers, and efforts are often made to recover historical facts or to adapt the records to modern theology without sufficient attention to the historical data as a whole or to their religious environment.
The work is more practical than theological; and its quaint fancy, graphic and pointed style, and its fervent religious tone render it still popular with some readers.
For further information on this subject, we refer the readers to Fresenius's Qualitative Analysis.
This would account for the general character of the epistle, as well as for the entire and striking absence of personal greetings and of concrete allusions to existing circumstances among the readers.
Occasionally these Jewish writings were re-edited or adapted to their new readers by Christian additions, but on the whole it was found sufficient to submit them to a system of reinterpretation in order to make them testify to the truth of Christianity and foreshadow its ultimate destinies.
We are justified in believing that both exorcists and readers, whose functions differed essentially from the mechanical employments of the other minor clerics, belonged originally to the " charismatic " ministry, and sank afterwards to a low rank in the " orders" of the church (see Exorcist and Lector).
Chronological Systems. - The extreme divergence in the chronological schemes employed by different writers on the history of Babylonia and Assyria has frequently caused no small perplexity to readers who have no special knowledge of the subject.
Most probably the object of the story is, not to answer any curious question (such as, how did human speech arise, or how came the animals by their names?), but to dehort its readers or hearers from the abominable vice referred to in Lev.
The insurmountable difficulties presented by the lunar theory forced Kepler, after an enormous amount of fruitless labour, to abandon his design of comprehending the whole scheme of the heavens in one great work to be called Hipparchus, and he then threw a portion of his materials into the form of a dialogue intended for the instruction of general readers.
The legends represent the Latins of the historical period as a fusion of different races, Ligures, Veneti and Siculi among them; the story of the alliance of the Trojan settler Aeneas with the daughter of Latinus, king of the aborigines, and the consequent enmity of the Rutulian prince Turnus, well known to readers of Virgil, is thoroughly typical of the reflection of these distant ethnical phenomena in the surviving traditions.
It was Liszt's habit to recommend novelties to the public by explanatory articles or essays, which were written in French (some for the Journal des debats and the Gazette musicale of Paris) and translated for the journals of Weimar and Leipzig - thus his two masterpieces of sympathetic criticism, the essays Lohengrin et Tannhduser a Weimar and Harold en Italie, found many readers and proved very effective.
The intimacy with the Bible which is manifest in the pages of the Christian Year; and the unobtrusive felicity with which Biblical sentiments and language are introduced have done much to endear these poems to all Bible readers.
The task was a great one, and the fame to be won by it uncertain, yet it would be something to have made the attempt, and the labour itself would bring a welcome relief from the contemplation of present evils; for his readers, too, this record will, he says, be full of instruction; they are invited to note especially the moral lessons taught by the story of Rome, to observe how Rome rose to greatness by the simple virtues and unselfish devotion of her citizens, and how on the decay of these qualities followed degeneracy and decline.
In the case of Polybius, for instance, he allows himself great freedom in omitting what strikes him as irrelevant, or tedious, or uninteresting to his Roman readers, a process in which much valuable matter disappears.
Before answering we must again point out (see also IsAIAH) that the records of the pre-exilic prophets came down in a fragmentary form, and that these fragments needed much supplementing to adapt them to the use of post-exilic readers.
Balzac admired him greatly, but with discrimination; Victor Hugo pronounced him greater than the great master of modern romance, and this verdict was echoed by a multitude of inferior readers, who were satisfied with no title for their favourite less than that of "the American Scott."
It often left them partially paralyzed, in wheelchairs or iron lungs (a term that's now all but forgotten and will likely send younger readers to Wikipedia).
I will spare my readers a description of this other than to say it is exactly what it sounds like.
Lest I try the patience of my readers, I will offer, in no particular order, forty-three that seem most worthy.
At first I had only a few books in raised print--"readers" for beginners, a collection of stories for children, and a book about the earth called "Our World."
I trust that my readers have not concluded from the preceding chapter on books that reading is my only pleasure; my pleasures and amusements are many and varied.
Some of them would be found written in our literature and dear to the hearts of many, while others would be wholly unknown to most of my readers.
Usually we take one of the little "Readers" up in a big tree near the house and spend an hour or two finding the words Helen already knows.
In answer to my question she recited a part of the poem called 'Freaks of the Frost,' and she referred to a little piece about winter, in one of the school readers.
If I should attempt to tell how I have desired to spend my life in years past, it would probably surprise those of my readers who are somewhat acquainted with its actual history; it would certainly astonish those who know nothing about it.
The best books are not read even by those who are called good readers.
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
There is not one of my readers who has yet lived a whole human life.
Maybe raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Ã¢¦ * New to Readers recommend?
Readers may detect how the injustice still rankles 30 years on, but I feel much better now it 's out in the open.
Regular readers will know I have nothing for or against the above, it 's the ' ban ' word I have problems with.
If copies were made on the sticky chemical paper used by a lot of microfilm readers it 's easy for pages to stick together.