Olympia Morata: Her Times, Life and Writings, Arranged from Contemporary and Other Authorities

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1836 - 303 sayfa
 

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Sayfa 244 - Ye are the salt of the earth, but if the salt hath lost its savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? It is henceforth good for nothing but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.
Sayfa 67 - Our Frate Bernardino, whom I desire henceforth to call mine as well as yours, is at present adored in this city. There is not a man or 'woman who does not extol him to the skies.
Sayfa 248 - Brother, fear not; greater is he that is in us, than he that is in the world.
Sayfa 255 - My husband sends his compliments to you. Salute your family in my name. I send you such of the poems as I have been able to write out from memory since the destruction of Schweinfurt.
Sayfa 89 - ... of Ivrea, who placed him in a religious house which was under his own administration. The youth, however, was not less active than before in disseminating his principles ; and having abstracted the contents from the convent reliquary, he substituted a copy of the Bible, with this inscription : — ' This is the ' ark of the covenant, which contains the genuine oracles of God, ' and the true relics of the saints.
Sayfa 109 - I will do what you ask willingly, and shortly, although I might refer you to George Hermann, who knows her well. Her father was Fulvio Morata, a native of Mantua, a man famous for learning and probity, with whom I was very intimate. I have heard her at court declaiming in Latin, speaking Greek, and answering questions, as well as any of the females among the ancients could have done. Do not feel a doubt respecting the Sapphic ode, written in Greek, in which she celebrates the praises of the Most...
Sayfa 186 - O let all you do be directed to its advantage. Farewell, excellent Celio, and do not distress yourself when you hear of my death; for I know that I shall be victorious at last, and am desirous to depart and be with Christ.
Sayfa 95 - ... he rejected these offers, and remained at Basle till his death in 1569.* Beside his writings on religious subjects, he published various works on grammar, and editions of the Latin classics, accompanied with notes, by which he did great service to Roman literature and education. Of all the refugees the loss of none has been more regretted by Italian writers than that of Curio.
Sayfa 254 - I wept for very joy. May God long preserve you to be a blessing to his church ! It grieves me much to hear of the indisposition of your daughter, but I comfort myself with the hopes you entertain of her recovery. As to myself, my dear Celio, I must inform you that there is now no hope of my surviving long.
Sayfa 87 - To promote a woman to bear rule, superiority, dominion or empire above any realm, nation, or city is repugnant to nature, contumely to God, a thing most contrarious to His revealed will and approved ordinance, and finally it is the subversion of good order, of all equity and justice.

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