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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...f mortality could be eased. In the face of challenges from other ideologies, Christians protected their God and religion with defensive armament of an... ...imed as infallible, the Buddhist and the Moslem were threats for an American Christian no less than the witch. She wondered why she did not hate relig... ...d a child, she thought, she or he would not be allowed to be subject to this Christianity, which had the plagiarism of Ancient Egyptian Literature, th... ...ed to bully all nations and befriend Israel beyond human decency to keep the Christian constituents, brethren of Israel, happy. Its political engagem... ...ective contemplation of past mistakes. She put away her book, Why I am not a Christian, by Bertrand Russell. The book needed to be perused deeply but... ... conceptualize her as "the dinosaur" or "Reclasaur," demeaning second grader terminology, there was a subtle smile on her countenance (feigned or not)...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...abroad of that real question which lies below. Essenism means simply this— Christianity before Christ, and consequently without Christ. If, therefore,... ...nism could make good its pretensions, there at one blow would be an end of Christianity, which in that case is not only superseded as an idle repetiti... ...laced by a stolen system; but what replaces the mysterious agencies of the Christian faith? In Essenism we find again a saintly scheme of ethics; but ... ... a sect elder than Christ) with the originality and heavenly revelation of Christianity. Here is my first point of difference from the Romish objector... ...isguised, it might naturally have arisen. In the real circumstances of the Christian church, when struggling with Jewish persecution at some period of... ...s, he terms vibratiuncles. Now, of men and women generally, parodying that terminology, we ought to say— not that they are governed by passions, or at...

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

By: H. G. Wells

...sphygmograph tracings (I write subject to correction) and an admirable new terminology, that did the thing for him. The general public saw little or n... ...ance whatever, bolt the door after him, and immediately relapse again into Christian resigna- tion and helpless dependence upon his wife…. The rest of... ...y the chalk-pit crest a little puffily—he had long since lost the Muscular Christian stride of early days; but Caddies was not at his work, and then, ...

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...tchka, the widow of a Collegiate Secretary.” “I humbly thank you. And your Christian name and pat- ronymic?” “Nastasia Petrovna.” “Nastasia Petrovna! ... ...s!” “I wonder you don’t see scores of devils in your dreams! Merely out of Christian charity he had come to you to say, ‘I perceive a poor widow going... ...ai Korito.” “What a string of titles!” involuntarily he ejaculated. To the Christian name of another serf was appended “Korovi Kirpitch,” and to that ... ...indeed, the strange comparison was inevitable. Incidentally, Sobakevitch’s Christian name and patronymic were Michael Semenovitch. Of his habit of tre... ...position which had led to certain of the items being represented merely by Christian name, patronymic, and a couple of dots; and Sobakevitch’s list wa... ... of the necessary instruction he imparted in person, and, without pedantic terminology and inflated diction and views, could so transmit to his listen...

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...ou a little story: Once upon a time an Infidel was guest in the house of a Christian widow whose little boy was ill and near to death. The Infidel oft... ...is progress in his new trend was steady and rapid. He became a believ ing Christian. And now his remorse for having robbed the dying boy of his faith... ...ake us uncomfortable. Many an infidel would not have been troubled by that Christian mother’s distress. Don’t you believe that? Y.M. Yes. You might al... ...on Warriors, and the Salvation Warriors Zoroastrians, and the Zoroastrians Christian Scientists, and the Christian Scien tists Mormons—and so on? Y.M... ...stion Y.M. You keep me confused and perplexed all the time by your elusive terminology. Sometimes you divide a man up into two or three separate perso... ...ic; the founding of the empire; the breaking up of the empire; the rise of Christianity upon its ruins; the spread of the religion to other lands—and ...

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