Search Results (26 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 0.61 seconds

 
United States Law (X) Religion (X)

       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 26 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...ced the League of Nations. Which produced World War II. Which produced the United Nations... But why do all good intentions of humans always fail ? ..... ...iament of the whole humankind. The world is a one whole federation of free states and nations. A one whole democratic system with high living standard... ...e remain the same selfish survivors. And this is only natural, because the law of selfishness had never stopped acting and will never stop, in the lim... ...terests from battling each other, we just have to follow a simple rule, or law: “The equal observation of each and all interests (rights) is our supre... ...h and all interests (rights) is our supreme natural interest.” This simple law is fundamental for securing the balance of interests in a society by se...

Read More
  • Cover Image

From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

.................................................44 CHAPTER 3: ALTRUISM IS LIFE’S LAW ................................................ 51 Harmony Among... ...TO RESTORE BALANCE .............................72 CHAPTER 5: OBEYING NATURE’S LAW .............................................. 77 LIFE’S PURPOSE .... ...l we change direction and begin to function in accord with the comprehensive law of Nature—the law of altruism. Every negative phenomenon in our liv... ... these are two sides of the same coin. In his essay, “The Peace,” Baal HaSulam states, “It is well known to researchers of nature that one cannot per... ...experience satisfaction at another’s sorrow. There is a well-known maxim that states that it is much safer to walk next to a satiated lion than next... ...lone. This is what The Book of Zohar explains (Zo- har, Vayikra, item 113). It states that everything exists and occurs for man, to help us form the ... ... not come to Israel because of an internal drive to bond with love, create a united nation, balance with the altruistic Nature, and then lead all o... ...ws will not fight you Israel’s Role 175 as one man. You think that they are united, but their hearts are divided.’” Unity among us can only be ach... ... to wholeness. It is no coincidence that we are currently failing to create a united society in Israel. We are divided into sects: secular vs. relig...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Kabbalah Revealed

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ecent years, he has become a sought-after lecturer in academic circles in the United States and Europe. Dr. Laitman is the founder and president of B... ...ears, he has become a sought-after lecturer in academic circles in the United States and Europe. Dr. Laitman is the founder and president of Bnei Ba-... ...University of Paris. In subsequent years he was awarded honorary PhDs in the United States, Canada, Finland, Russia, and Hungary. In recognition of ... ...ity of Paris. In subsequent years he was awarded honorary PhDs in the United States, Canada, Finland, Russia, and Hungary. In recognition of his com... ...sness. To move forward, we must cultivate a mindset that enables us to form a united human family, a planetary civilization. However, this civilizat... ...ins Abraham’s persistent question, whose answer led him to discover Nature’s law: “Who is the owner of the capitol?” When he realized that there wa... ...But if we examine Nature, we will find that altruism is the most fundamental law of nature. For example, each cell in the body is inherently egoist... ...nited with Him, then experience the loss of this unity. By ex- periencing both states we will be able to make a conscious choice, and consciousness i... ...Nature—minerals, plants, and animals— instinctively follow Nature’s altruistic law. Only human behavior is in contrast with the rest of Nature and wi...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

....................................................... 29 Discovering the Law of Love ........................................................... 30 ... ...ryone knew about the Creator, the force of love and giving, and all were united with it. People experienced it as part of their lives, and they did... ...oism. The latter option offered an obvious benefit: if peo- - ple remained united despite their egoism, they would not only retain their way of life,... ... their growing egoism, would force people to become much more aligned and united with both the Creator and each other. Here’s an illustration of thi... ...ly Ari (Rabbi Isaac Luria). Rashbi’s Book of Zohar is, as the book itself states, a com- - mentary on the Torah. Just as Moses explained Abraham’s w... ...of the Bar-Kokheva revolt, and was the man who revealed to the world the law of love. Until the age of forty, Rabbi Akiva was an illiterate shepher... ...rom him. 30 K abbalah for b eg Inners - p art o ne DisCovering The Law of Love Rabbi Akiva’s unique teaching methods established brotherly lo... ...and a receiving degree is considered female. Within each degree there are states in which it is acting as male or as female; hence, we sometimes ref... ...Two, etc.. Similarly, Abraham Lincoln wasn’t born president of the United States of America. He grew from baby Abe to a child, then to a youth, and...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Attaining the Worlds Beyond

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...edifficultthandeathitself;therefore,itisno surprise that Ethics of the Fathers states, "Against your will do you live." Nature created us, and we are ... ...ughunthinkabletormenttoexperience,atleastoncein a lifetime, the bliss of being united with the Creator. Why, then, is the Creator silent in response t... ...er our present nature in order to acquire a completely opposite one? The basic law of the spiritual world is summarized in twowords: "absolutealtruism... ... will subsequentlydiscoverthatbothworldsfunctionaccordingto the same spiritual law of "faith above reason." Ourwillingnesstosuppressourownreasonandbeg... ...uthwillnotaltertomorrow,aswasthecasewithall former beliefs, because now we are united with the Creator, and can view all events through the prism of t... ...dy of the soul consistsof620parts,ororgans.Eachpartisconsideredtobea spiritual law or spiritual act (mitzvah). The Light of the CreatorortheCreatorHim... ... have abandoned our own environment, family, and friends for the sake of being united with the Creator. These sensations arise when we lack faith in t... ...arkness and enter into the Light. Going even further, if we realize that these states of darkness are necessary for spiritualadvancement,andareevendes... ... are no more than animals. As a result of experiencing these two contradictory states, wewilldeveloptworesponsestowardtheCreator.Thefirstis a plea for...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Awakening to Kabbalah

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel. Copyright Safrai Gallery. Manufactured in the United States of America Published by Jewish Lights Publishing A Division o... ...y, Jerusalem, Israel. Copyright Safrai Gallery. Manufactured in the United States of America Published by Jewish Lights Publishing A Division of LongH... ...est way for us. Though the Mishnah and the Talmud explain each spiri- tual law in detail, they are written in everyday language. Hence, if you do not ... ...e Rungs of the Ladder), in which he suc- cessfully expressed all the inner states of a person who is on the way toward attaining the upper world. He s...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Kabbalah Experience

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...to shock us, who otherwise desire only rest. By our nature, we operate by the law of maximum pleasure for minimum effort. But when pain forces us to... ...ng only out of its opposite. Moreover, the greater the difference between the states, the stronger and more intense the feelings. Hence, reaching th... ...se the feelings. Hence, reaching the Creator’s level compels us to go through states quite opposite to His: humbleness, emptiness, darkness and suff... ...Q: Who is the Creator? A: The wisdom of Kabbalah, which studies the collective law of creation, uses words such as God, Creator, and Emanator, as tec... ... creation. That Force is one and unique. In Kabbalah there is but one primary law – the law of creation, which is to delight the crea- tures in any w... ...itual state one achieves after the crossing of the barrier. Between those two states there is a pe- riod when we restrict our intentions and try not ... ...s no difference between good and evil, and life and death. Everything will be united in a state of endless wholeness. That is the purpose all of ma...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...e of David, judging and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness; and send forth the law from Zion, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem; and ... ...nial kingdom. And therefore they will need government, both civil and ecclesiastical, a law and a religion, or rather a law in a religion; that is, ... ...umber seven be disposed to regard them as including in some larger sense the successive states of the whole Christian church up to the coming of the ... ...nd preliminary, and not the conclusion of every well-conducted inquiry. If we had not a law, and a testimony, and a body of divine doctrine, as old ... ...one another in the great object of our hopes, instead of being thereby concentrated and united from all places, and all times, and all conditions. N... ...the necessity of sacrificing our natural affections for Christ’s sake? then we shall be united to all Christ’s people, in closer union than husband ... ...forced to separate from beloved saints, and from their sweet communion? but we shall be united in the day of the Lord, when he shall come with all h... ... its accomplishment must be looked for in visible objects, not in invisible or spiritual states, which so far from contravening, I shall have to make... ...nd allowing it, this much will be yielded to me, that; before we can speak of spiritual states we must have a language derived from visible and sens...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Path of Kabbalah

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ant it. But wanting means knowing, trying, feeling how good it is. There is a law that states that, “The expan- sion of the Light, and its departure,... ...ut wanting means knowing, trying, feeling how good it is. There is a law that states that, “The expan- sion of the Light, and its departure, make the... ...ion, it is called “be- T H E PAT H O F K A B B A L A H 16 stowal.” The Talmud states that if a respectable man marries, he doesn’t have to give a ri... ...f. Partzuf Everything that happens in the spiritual world and every spiritual law automatically applies to our world. Thus, by studying the processes... ...framework should keep changing and improving, according to its members’ inner states, and it should always support the goal. The tighter and stronge... ...he did not. Did he want to commit a sin? No, he did not. But did he break the law? Yes, he did. Even corruption in spirituality is no coincidence; ev... ....” Even the Ari mentioned it. In order for an individual to be included in the united desire of the group, that person must be in complete agreement ... ...alled “bestowal.” Guf itself is called “bestowal.” Guf Only a group of friends united by their desire can bring others out of the situations they fal... ...om the world of Atzilut to the world of Assiya are complete Godliness and are united with the Creator. Yet, how is it possible that this should be o...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Kabbalah for the Student

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...o legs and no stance. Indeed, here you need to have prior knowledge of the Law of Root and Branch by which the worlds relate to one another. ThE lAW ... ...te in quantity and quality, as with the seal and the imprint. This is the law of Root and Branch, which applies to every detail and occurrence of re... ...ies the body is required, to grow accustomed to faith in the Creator, His Law, and His Providence. Our sages said about that, “I have created the ev... ...th the encounter of our senses with them. SoUl For example, when Kabbalah states that there are three forces, 1) Body, 2) Animate Soul, and 3) Sacre... ...is compelled to follow a way of cause and effect, in varying, consecutive states, which slowly develop us, until we come to a resolution to choose t... ...omy 4:29). This can be examined by studying Providence and the verse which states about us, “The Torah is true and all its words are true, and woe to... ...e, for all who are connected to the pure, are pure. Since the Guardian is united with its guarded, there is no apparent division between bad and goo... ... the same. In the end, any servant of the Creator attains them as single, united and unified discernment. They only appear to be divided into three ... ...the same teaching and bear the same measure of sagacity, they are in fact united, for what separates them? Hence, when one contemplates another’s act...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Unlocking the Zohar

By: Rav Michael Laitman

..............................................22 Discovering Nature’s overall Law ..................................................24 The zohar—a Book o... ...ow, distinguished readers, this book lies here before you in a closet. It states explicitly all the wisdom of statesmanship and the behavior of priv... ...e because we are an integral part of it. Hence, we must study the general law of Nature and go hand in hand with it. our urge to evolve is wonderful... ...n is human society. Why? Because unlike the other degrees, where Nature’s law enforces balance and harmony, Nature has given human beings free choic... ... in order to develop them. Thus, we gradually bring them to more evolved states. The Zohar affects us similarly, unveiling the next degree that awa... ...of students. It was written in Aramaic and contains depictions of all the states that humanity is destined to experience until the end of the genera... ...ritten by a group of ten Kabbalists who built a perfect Kli among them, a united will to discover the highest force in reality—the creator. only the... ...lut or “the Assembly of Israel,” through the collection of souls that are united directly to the creator, meaning with love and giving. There is no ... ...deeds are upright, he is rewarded with uniting with his mate as they were united at the time when they departed from the c reator, before they were...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Zohar: Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... THE ZOHAR Mittuk (sweetening/mitigation) of a restriction law. Restriction is a ban for Malchut to receive Light. This ban is lifted... ... the letters MI joined the letters ELEH, so does this name remain forever united, and on this secret stands the world. Eliyahu then flew away, and I... ...ed Israel; hence, it is said that a rose is Knesset Israel. There are two states in a rose (Malchut). The lowest, initial, small state (Katnut) is w... ...act with the lower, impure forces. In other words, there are two opposite states: perfection and its absence, Light and darkness. They are felt by h... ...es), which, if available, enables Malchut to receive the Upper Light. The law, judgment, or restriction does not allow for the reception of Light in... ...s of Malchut of the world of Atzilut change her in both the small and big states. It is written that, in the process of creation, “in the beginning E... ... blessings, like the Light in Tvunah. It is said about it, “the city that united with her,” for Nukva, called “city,” merged with Tvunah, and Nukva ... ...tion unable to accept (perceive) the Light that descends according to the law of the first restriction. A similar distinction exists between Partzuf... ...se the letter Shin is a letter of truth, in which the Patriarchs had been united, for the three lines in the writing of the letter Shin ( ש) signify...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Shamati

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ost Important Is the Mindand the Heart ....................... 148 50. Two States ....................................................................... ......................................................297 140. How I Love Thy Law ................................................................298 141... ... are many more descents than ascents, and he does not see an end to these states, and he will forever remain outside of holiness, for he sees that i... ... a path of wanting to come to do everything for the Creator, one comes to states of ascents and descents. Sometimes one comes to such a great decli... ...ss. At that 84 Shamati time one does not feel any wholeness, for it is a law that what people think affects a person. Therefore, if people respect ... ...at our sages said about the verse, “And the drinking was according to the law,” what is “according to the law?” Rabbi Hanan said on behalf of Rabbi... ... is Kedusha in Yetzira, is Klipa in Assiya. Therefore, if the righteous is united in some degree, he certainly unites with the Kedusha in the degree.... ... the fourth … and Israel departed from the other authority, and they were united with a Matzoh holy knot.” The leavened bread is the Mochin that exp...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Interview with the Future

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...y 3. The Four Elements that Comprise Us 4. The Right Environment 5. The Law of Equivalence of Attributes 6. The power of thought 7. A Chosen Peop... ...e real, and all of us, without exception, can attain them. The collective law of creation makes it necessary for each of us to advance to that state... ...t, which draws us all towards Him, is, to the creatures, the one and only law of creation. This force of gravity first affects us, and then the rest... ...’t matter which language, words or sounds define the spiritual degrees or states, be they the language of the bible, the Kabbalah, or precepts (com... ...e. But there is a big mistake that is prevalent regarding the Creator. It states very clearly: “I the Lord change not” (Malachi 3, 6), and indeed yo... ...n ascent of man to the degree of the Creator, where we unite. Man becomes united with the Creator according to his awareness, and the strength that ... ...ble? Answer: Unfortunately, you do not understand that it is about the united force of everyone together, about the power of will and the power o... ...d. Among them was Rabbi Shimon Bar- Yochai. When all these disciples were united with love, it was called the “temple.” And when the corruption of ... ...emies today as we always have been. The nations of the world – The United States, Russia, and Great Britain, France and Germany are activating thei...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... In some countries, the obligation to save life is legally codified. But while the law of the land may create a LEGAL right and corresponding LEGAL... ...re is not much difference between the embryo and the comatose. A typical contract states the rights of the parties. It assumes the existence of pa... ...d, if so (b) in which circumstances – can be easily settled using modern contract law. Yes, a contract can be annulled and voided if signed under ... ...ion (state vector) in quantum mechanics – the represent millions of potential final states (=millions of potential embryos and lives). The fetus is ... ... Why is there a debate regarding this question? "Thou shalt not kill" is a natural law, it appears in virtually every legal system. It is easily an... ... kin and kith. Note - The Exclusionary Conscience The self-identity of most nation-states is exclusionary and oppositional: to generate solidarity,... ...ys been the most fervent anti-Semites. Jews are not so much a race as a community, united in age-old traditions and beliefs, lore and myths, histor... ...y. This viral hijacking of the host country's agenda is particularly evident in the United States where the interest of Jewry and of the only super... ...are no exception. Jews are, indeed, over-represented in certain professions in the United States. But they are under-represented in other, equally ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...wpoint stated that in any event, regardless of its nature, a cer- tain natural law will manifest. The presence of the Divine was of little importance... ...D in Quantum Physics at Nice University in France and teaches constitutional law at Princeton University. Dr. Satinover has written five successful ... ...s will. Once a creature is formed, it undergoes a sequence of inter- connected states resulting from cause and effect. These states are referred to a... ...om of Kabbalah is surfacing now because it is im- possible to experience these states physically, and Kabbalah is a means of easing our way through t... ...abbi Akiva was the last great Kabbalist to attain the degree of the spiritual law, “Love thy friend as thyself.” The intensification of egoism induc... ... In each of us is a spiritual gene in which all our past, present, and future states are imprinted. The soul must move up the same route and stages ... ...n Adam ha Rishon had a common intention to bestow upon the Creator they were united as one. When the intention in the desires was reversed into an ... ...ltural icon, serving as an object of pilgrimage from all over Europe and the United States. “The kabbalistic treatment of the Bible is a hermeneutic...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Open Book

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...h. Coercion and restriction of desires are inefficient, because the upper law of development, does not allow one to destroy oneself, his desire, bu... ...nd all our actions will be conscious and correct – in accordance with the law of the universe. Then this world and the world we will discover, will c... ...al, biological and mental phenomena. There is, in fact, only one inclusive law that everyone studies, which bears various manifestations: in mechanic... ...rayer book, written by the RASHASH (Rabbi Shalom Shabazi). It very simply states: take light from one spiritual degree and extend it to another. Ris... ...form of society, was certainly a group of students, whose members were all united with a single desire to obey their leader – the sage, the rabbi. Th... ... spiritual degree as the Creator. It is impossible that there will be two states of wholeness that resemble each other. There is only one perfection... ...can I evolve to the spiritual degree of sensing the Creator? I have to be united, tightly linked with the Creator all the time. Then I will always be... ...ss, maturity and a spiritual degree of perfection. The wisdom of Kabbalah states that there are many books with which we can create a favorable surr...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Bail Yourself Out

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...s there are stars within each galaxy, there are people within nations and states. And the organs, tissue, and cells within each per- son’s body are ... ... he, the ruler of the greatest land in the world, must yield to a higher law than his own. Chapter 6: Cellular Unity 39 True to human nature’s ego... ...ndeed, globalization is a fact, and it is show- ing us that we are already united. w e can try to resist it, or we can join in and benefit from the ... ...umans, without any re- ward in return, we will know that nature’s primary law is harmony and coexistence. The media can and should show us such exam... ...ish them or forcefully balance their numbers. Although we have known this law of nature for a long time, we have been acting as if we were not part... ...Attitudes 67 through collaboration? Imagine that we all knew that we were united with all other people, that we were supported by all other people i... ...e what and where we can. w e would actually enjoy being part of humanity—united and unique at the same time. Imagine the movies showing us that! 6... ...change their policies to suit today’s requirements. Since politicians and statespersons live every day in the self-centered system of politics, they... ... into separate beings. Today the cutting-edge science of quantum physics states a very similar idea: that at the most fundamental level of matter, ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...an, Catholic, Episcopalian (the name given to the Church of England in the United States) left me with a sense of coldness, making me feel a total out... ...holic, Episcopalian (the name given to the Church of England in the United States) left me with a sense of coldness, making me feel a total outsider w... ...d, and much else. Small groups such as the Old Order Amish, in the eastern United States, are striking examples of Christian traditions which define t... ...much else. Small groups such as the Old Order Amish, in the eastern United States, are striking examples of Christian traditions which define the deta... ...n? 35. See Myoho-Renge-Kyo, The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, Tokyo, Rissho Kosei-Kai, 1970, pp. 307-8. 36. For example, Paul Tillic... ... the premise which pervades The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law, particularly popular in Japan. Nevertheless be- lief in permanent, ult... ... Buddhism, which stresses the ultimate nonexistence of indi- vidual souls, states that only individuals can experience libera- tion. Philosophically t... ...t having to return to everyday life. Such a person strives to re-enter the united state again with God, to lose individuality once more. The merger of... ...many Puritans. There was also at this time a new doctrine in international law, called the law of vacuum domicilium, holding that those people who do ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Christ's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

... Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006028950 Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publicatio... ...ary of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2006028950 Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloguing-in-Publication Data ... ...ory and thought are broth- ers. But, make no mistake, thousands repeat the law and the scriptures and only a handful think.” I see his sparsely bear... ...ment when officials were in the crowd? Authorities wanted me to break the law by passing judgment. I was shocked by the woman’s fear, her beseeching... ...earded priest demanded: “Master, which is the greatest commandment of the law?” I deliberated, wanting to impose on his arrogance. “You shall love ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

... to know about him first. The second name on the list is Alexander Artemis, a United States Senator. His picture, conveniently enough, was all over ... ...w about him first. The second name on the list is Alexander Artemis, a United States Senator. His picture, conveniently enough, was all over the fro... ...e me what I have always dreamed of, but never imagined possible. To go to the United States is more than a dream come true.” Antonio fell to his knee... ...at I have always dreamed of, but never imagined possible. To go to the United States is more than a dream come true.” Antonio fell to his knees. “I a... ...he Vatican, he had one last meeting with the Pope. He was told to meet with a United States Senator by the name of Alexander Artemis and to give him ... ...can, he had one last meeting with the Pope. He was told to meet with a United States Senator by the name of Alexander Artemis and to give him a mess... ...rd rumors from his cousins that his father was now working for his brother-in-law, Angelo Gallucci. Antonio prayed that the rumors were untrue. As... ...So, why isn’t the Mafia doing this interdiction?" "Because, it's against the law. Sometimes, I wonder about you, Frank" "So, how do you suggest we... ...e hell is Gonzales anyway? And, who does he speak for?" "He is my brother-in-law. I married his sister. And he speaks for all the Cartels." ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Concerning Christian Liberty

By: Dr. Martin Luther

...Christ, though Lord of all things, was yet made of a woman; made under the law; at once free and a servant; at once in the form of God and in the form... ...purity of their conscience, are harassed by these things? Neither of these states of things has to do with the liberty or the slavery of the soul. And... ...ad, thou shalt be saved” (Rom. x. 9); and again, “Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth” (Rom. x. 4), and “The ju... .... As if he said, “Faith, which is the brief and complete fulfilling of the law, will fill those who believe with such righteousness that they will nee... ... versal goodness, the soul, which cleaves to them with a firm faith, is so united to them, nay, thoroughly absorbed by them, that it not only partakes...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Large Catechism

By: Dr. Martin Luther

...n it, so that the First Psalm declares those blessed who meditate upon the law of God day and night. Undoubtedly, you will not start a stronger incens... ...e daily most ingeniously con- trived) as though they were derived from the law codes; yea, we even dare impertinently to refer to it, and boast of it,... ...and caution. In this lawyers and jurists assist, who twist and stretch the law to suit it to their cause, stress words and use them for a subterfuge, ... ...his word: Thou shalt have no other gods before Me, in its simplest meaning states nothing else than this demand: Thou shalt fear, love, and trust in M... ...r: the soul through the Word which it believes, but the body because it is united with the soul and also appre- 103 The Large Catechism hends Baptism...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

...Thou shalt be left: for that Almighty King, Who reigns above, a rebel to his law, Adjudges me, and therefore hath decreed, That to his city none throu... ...ted me, Honouring they greet me thus, and well they judge.” So I beheld united the bright school Of him the monarch of sublimest song, That o’er ... ...the heart Denying and blaspheming his high power, And nature with her kindly law contemning. And thence the inmost round marks with its seal Sodom and... ...e Divine Comedy of Dante Hell 54 From forth the west, a shepherd without law, Fated to cover both his form and mine. He a new Jason shall be call’... ...mong the inhabitants of that city, and among the leaders of the neighbouring states. v. 70. The pleasant land.] Lombardy. v. 72. The twain.] Guido d... ... was engaged to marry a lady of the Amidei family, but broke his promise and united himself to one of the Donati. This was so much resented by the for... ...landi, and other Ghibelline houses. The Count Ugolino,to effect his purpose, united with the Archbishop and his party, and having betrayed Nino, his s... ...ne of the wisest and most valorous knights the best speaker, the most expert statesman, the most renowned and enterprising, man of his age in Italy, ... ...s home ‘Gainst Brennus and th’ Epirot prince, and hosts Of single chiefs, or states in league combin’d Of social warfare; hence Torquatus stern, And Q...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

...s home ‘Gainst Brennus and th’ Epirot prince, and hosts Of single chiefs, or states in league combin’d Of social warfare; hence Torquatus stern, And Q... ...wave. Know then, the soul of Rahab Is in that gladsome harbour, to our tribe United, and the foremost rank assign’d. He to that heav’n, at which the s... ...rt he took My valiant service. After him I went To testify against that evil law, Whose people, by the shepherd’s fault, possess Your right, usurping.... ...e, but yet so slight esteem’d, That Ubertino of Donati grudg’d His father in law should yoke him to its tribe. Already Caponsacco had descended Into t... ...ce no entrance here may find, No more shall hunger, thirst, or sorrow can. A law immutable hath establish’d all; Nor is there aught thou seest, that d...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

...Thou shalt be left: for that Almighty King, Who reigns above, a rebel to his law, Adjudges me, and therefore hath decreed, That to his city none throu... ...ted me, Honouring they greet me thus, and well they judge.” So I beheld united the bright school Of him the monarch of sublimest song, That o’er ... ...the heart Denying and blaspheming his high power, And nature with her kindly law contemning. And thence the inmost round marks with its seal Sodom and... ...e Divine Comedy of Dante Hell 54 From forth the west, a shepherd without law, Fated to cover both his form and mine. He a new Jason shall be call’... ...mong the inhabitants of that city, and among the leaders of the neighbouring states. v. 70. The pleasant land.] Lombardy. v. 72. The twain.] Guido d... ... was engaged to marry a lady of the Amidei family, but broke his promise and united himself to one of the Donati. This was so much resented by the for... ...landi, and other Ghibelline houses. The Count Ugolino,to effect his purpose, united with the Archbishop and his party, and having betrayed Nino, his s...

Read More
       
1
|
2
Records: 1 - 20 of 26 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.