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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

... good friends?” “It goes back ten years,” he said. “Do you remember the assassination of Pope Francis, and what was called ‘the miracle in the sky’... ...he tried to commit suicide and almost succeeded. It was then that Senator Artemis and the Pope gave him a mission to live.” “It is still a mystery ... ...ishop. I understand that you’re being considered for Cardinal.” “Then you must have the Pope’s ear. If offered, I would most graciously decline.” ... ...ask, but against my better judgment.” “So, noted,” Brand said. “You had Gallucci and the Pope to hide behind, now you have only yourself. Perhaps, ... ...l who fought the hardest on behalf of your Godfather’s position. And he didn’t stop until Pope Francis went to Colombia. His assassination, and the ... ... can find out,” Salvi said. “If my guess is right, I suspect that Zlatamir would like the Pope to agree, or at least, acquiesce.” “And if you disag... ...ld not like to live in a world without free will.” - J.Cross/Stone 154 “What can the Pope do?” “I don’t know, I haven’t asked him.” “Well do... ...ed him.” “Well don’t you think it’s about time?” Brand asked exasperated. “I’m sure the Pope and Heaven are not casual observers. Heaven proved tha... ...edes is beyond our understanding.” “Well, it sure doesn’t hurt to ask!” “I’ll call the Pope. Satisfied?” Brand just shrugged. “As long as I live...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...hus, by 1582, the Spring Equinox was arriving on March 11. Half-hearted measures by Popes Paul III and Pius V failed to restore the essential corres... ...d to restore the essential correspondence between the calendar and the seasons. Pope Gregory XIII decided - in his tenth year in office - to dro... ...alendar, the day following January 31, 1918 becoming February 14, 1918. It was Pope Pius X who, in 1910, changed the beginning of the ecclesias... ...ns were injured and 14 killed. People thought the city was being bombed: Doris Pope, Boynton Beach, Fla. told The Palm Beach Post in 1999: ... ...- ez.html Sistine Chapel Ross King published a book titled "Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling" debunking many of the myths attending to this ma...

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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

...mpted to turn these visions into reality. Kings and emperors attempted it. Popes and gurus attempted it. Karl Marx, Hitler, Stalin, Mao attempted it ....

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On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church

By: Martin Luther

...tivity as completely blasphemous because it questioned the authority of the pope. John Glapion, the father confessor of Charles V, declared that it ... ...also turned theologian and wrote a book of 78 quarto pages dedicated to the pope, denouncing Luther and defending the Catholic positions on the sacra... ...nding the Catholic positions on the sacraments. Henry’s book so pleased the pope that he issued a special bull declaring that it was written with th... ... fellow-conspirators undertook to instruct me concerning the primacy of the pope. Here too, not to prove ungrateful to such learned men, I acknowledg... ...on custom and did not concern myself at all with the question of whether the pope was right or wrong. But now that I have been challenged and attacke... ...mplete? Why do they flaunt the authority of the church and the power of the pope in my face? These do not annul the words of God and the testimony o... ...laity, and that this is not within the power of any angel, much less of any pope or council. Nor does the Council of ... ...lusion because I saw that the opinions of the Thomists, whether approved by pope or by council, remain only opinions, and would not become articles o... ...steries (e.g., of the Holy Trinity, of the Holy Spirit, or of angels). 108 Pope Gregory I (590–604). godless doings, and because of it they have i...

...hin the Catholic Church and what they should or do represent. The book is seemingly set in an "angry tone" as this was the first time he accused the pope of being the Antichrist. Luther's book was further published in German by his opponent Franciscan Thomas Murner, in hopes that he would make people aware of the foolishness of supporting Luther....

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

........................................................ 108 LORD CARLISLE ON POPE.......................................................................... ...y assaulted by the dogs, but delivered by the master of the establishment. Pope’s translation, with the exception of one or two expressions,’ (amongst... ...y remarks, a simile of Homer’s, which ought to have been pure nonsense for Pope and Cowper; viz. that in describing a dense mist, such as we foolishly... ...n of extremity. 123 Thomas de Quincey In the passage already quoted under Pope’s version from Odyssey, xiv. 29, what is the meaning of that singular ... ...ndertakers, such as Broome and Fenton. Considering the ample fortune which Pope drew from the whole work, we have often been struck by the inex- plica... ...ex- plicable indulgence with which this scandalous partition is treated by Pope’s biographers. It is simply the lowest act of self-degradation ever co... ...RD CARLISLE ON POP ORD CARLISLE ON POP ORD CARLISLE ON POP ORD CARLISLE ON POPE E E E E 1851 1851 1851 1851 1851 L ORD CARLISLE’S RECENT LECTURE upon ... ...st has usurped upon what origi- nally had been a purely personal interest. POPE! What nov- elty was there, still open to even literary gleaners, about... ...isconnected. It is on the latter, viz., the character and pre- tensions of Pope, as selected by Lord Carlisle for such an inaugural experiment, that I...

...ERN GREECE ..................................................................................................................... 108 LORD CARLISLE ON POPE...................................................................................................... 142...

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The Devil‘S Legacy- to Earth Mortals. Being the Key Note to Black Arts!! Witchcraft, Devination , Omens, Forewarnings, Apparitions, Sorcery, Daemonology, Dreams, Predictions, Visions, And Compacts with the Devil!! with the Most Authentic History of Salem Witchcraft!

By: M. Young

...also that there was one who was her prince, but did not say whether he were the pope or the devil. It was suggested that she might be crazed; but a ... ...iplied daily, and there was added to the number Ann Putnam‘s mother, goodwives, Pope, Bibber and Goodall, maidens, Mary Walcott and Mary Lewis; als... ...iscourse, he explained some point of doctrine at considerable length, when Mrs. Pope said loudly, ―now take up some other point, the people have had...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...mportant than a mere THE POWER IN YOU 62 painting on a piece of canvas. Pope John Paul II once said, "The value of a man isn't measured by what h...

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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...nours the Roman Senate had conferred him: It is reported that in our age, Pope Leo the tenth having received advertisement of the taking of the Citi... ...ipped before so goodly a nose, as was that of our King Francis the first. Pope Iulius the second, having sent an ambassador to the King of England t... ..., that himselfe had long before maturely considered them and had told the Pope of them. By which answer so farre from his proposition (which was wit... ...e. Yet is it, that at the last enterview which was at Marseilles betweens Pope Clement the seventh, and Francis the first, our King, it hapned clean... ... up to plead at the bar, whose charge being to make an Oration before the Pope, and having long time before premeditated and con'd the remaineth mute... ...ioned in the booke of Ioachin the Abbat of Calabria, who foretold all the Popes that should ensue, together with their names and shapes: And that of... ...verthelesse we saw that at the enterview, prepared at Merceilles betweene Pope Clement the seventh, and Francis the first, King of France, the King ... ...all necessarie preparation, went him-selfe out of the Towne, and gave the Pope two or three dayes leasure, to make his entrie into it, and to refresh... ...fore he would come to meet him there. Likewise at the meeting of the said Pope with the Emperour at Bologna, the Emperour gave the Pope advantage and...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...osts, imprisonment, and things like that.” -- “Ray why does the Pope fight against equal rights for women?” —“Feminism breaks the ... ...n dollars in a deal gone sour, would you give him the million? Would your Pope give him a million? Both unfortunates are responsible for their situa...

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Abuse, Trauma, And Torture, And Their Consequences and Effects

By: Sam Vaknin

...Zetnik in his testimony in the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem in 1961. Kenneth Pope in "Torture", a chapter he wrote for the "Encyclopedia of Women and...

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Signature for Sunshine

By: Christine Jones

...r stinking church or not! If you have a problem John, take it up with the Pope.” “It’s not about me, it’s about Lily!” Chris paused for a moment, hea...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

... 3 J.Cross/Artemis CHAPTER 1 THE VATICAN Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private ... ...e candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope knelt his thin, angular body before it; his white cassock cascade... ... of gray clouds, and rays of sun spotlighted the hills of Rome. Alfredo, the Pope’s personal secretary, knocked once and then entered the Pope’s pr... ...trine again.” Ignoring Alfredo’s concerned warning, “Sit down, Alfredo,” the Pope said, removing his glasses and motioning him toward a chair next ... ...motioning him toward a chair next to his desk, “I want to talk to you.” The Pope’s usually robust and eager mood, to which Alfredo had become accu... ... he asked with genuine concern, as he sat down. “We are fine, Alfredo.” The Pope paused and looked out the window, which was 5 J.Cross/Artemis ... ...as always used instead of I when referring to the Papacy. After serving three Popes, the use of the word I threw Alfredo momentarily, but then he qu... ...tarily, but then he quickly reminded himself that this was the first American Pope in history, and more importantly the first one of Jewish decent, ... ...the First, to do it. But Alfredo was puzzled. During the last eight years the Pope had never broken with any Vatican tradition. Why today? “Is it...

...The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate the dr...

...Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope kne...

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Cousin Betty

By: Honoré de Balzac

...- tive of the illustrious house of Cajetani, which has given more than one Pope to the Christian Church, that I dedi- cate this short portion of a lon... ...o say?” answered Hulot. “Is this the way you receive me when I come like a Pope with my hands full of Indulgences? —Well, your husband will never be a...

...Excerpt: It is neither to the Roman Prince, nor to the representative of the illustrious house of Cajetani, which has given more than one Pope to the Christian Church, that I dedicate this short portion of a long history; it is to the learned commentator of Dante....

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...ferent spirit, that of Charles Jervas, the portrait painter, and friend of Pope, Swift, Arbuthnot, and Gay. Jervas has been allowed little credit for ... ...he best portrait we have of Swift), and this may have been strengthened by Pope’s remark that he “translated ‘Don Quixote’ without under- standing Spa... ... of this sort, there are fifty where he is right and Shelton wrong. As for Pope’s dictum, anyone who examines Jervas’s version carefully, side by side... ...s Cardinal, Acquaviva had been sent at the end of 1568 to Philip II by the Pope on a mission, partly of condolence, partly political, and on his retur... ... with him as his camarero (chamberlain), the office he himself held in the Pope’s household. The post would no doubt have led to advancement at the Pa... ... events, however, which led to the alliance between Spain, Venice, and the Pope, against the common enemy, the Porte, and to the victory of the combin... ... he broke the chair of the ambassador of that king before his Holiness the Pope, who excommunicated him for the same; and yet the good Roderick of Viv... ...ime after my arrival in Flanders news came of the league that his Holiness Pope Pius V of happy memory, had made with Venice and Spain against the com... .... Each of us is the son of his own works; and being a man I may come to be pope, not to say governor of an island, especially as my master may win so ...

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...their claims may be revived in more favourable times for Jacobites and for popery; and folks who in no way partake of their fantastic capriccios do ye... ...to pass unchallenged, ex comitate, if not ex misericordia.—But were he the Pope and the Pretender both, we must get some dinner ready for him, since h... ...ope, see his error—that is, if he has not seen it already—and renounce the Pope, the Devil, and the Pretender—I mean no harm, neighbour—I think we—as ... ...omings and outgoings. I am not a man for that—I keep the kirk, and I abhor Popery—I have stood up for the House of Hanover, and for liberty and proper... ...George the Third, and the true Presbyterian religion, and confusion to the Pope, the Devil, and the Pretender! I’ll tell you what, Mr. Fairbairn, I am... ...d bad religion,’ said Nanty, of whose Presbyterian edu- cation a hatred of Popery seemed to be the only remnant. ‘But I am glad there is one amongst u... ..., I suppose, freedom of political creed; for I had no sooner renounced the Pope’s infallibility, than I be- gan to question the doctrine of hereditary... ...‘Old Shaftesbury himself could not wish a prince’s person more secure from Popery—which may not be the worst religion in the world, notwithstand- ing.... ...evils, that have been so often betrayed myself! Not if they were a hundred Popes, Devils, and Pretenders. I will back and tell them their dan- ger—the...

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The Count of Monte Cristo Voulume One

By: Alexandre Dumas

...istory of the City of Rome. There, in the twentieth chapter of the Life of Pope Alexander VI., were the following lines, which I can never forget: — “... ...o had completed his conquest, had need of money to purchase all Italy. The pope had also need of money to bring matters to an end with Louis XII. King... ...sides. There was a third point in view, which will appear here- after. The pope and Caesar Borgia first found the two future cardi- nals; they were Gi... ...t of the Roman nobility; both felt the high honor of such a favor from the pope. They were ambitious, and Caesar Borgia soon found purchasers for thei... ...ators. “It is time now to proceed to the last part of the speculation. The pope heaped attentions upon Rospigliosi and Spada, conferred upon The Coun... ...hem to arrange their affairs and take up their residence at Rome. Then the pope and Caesar Borgia invited the two cardinals to dinner. This was a matt... ...ntly invited to dinner. “The table was laid in a vineyard belonging to the pope, near San Pierdarena, a charming retreat which the cardinals knew very... ...t was a legate a latere, who came with a smile on his lips to say from the pope, ‘His holiness requests you to dine with him.’ “Spada set out about tw... ...to dine with him.’ “Spada set out about two o’clock to San Pierdarena. The pope awaited him. The first sight that attracted the eyes of Spada was that...

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Poems in Two Volumes, Volume 1

By: William Wordsworth

... senselessness of joy was then sublime! Happy is he, who, caring not for Pope, Consul, or King, can sound himself to know The destiny of Man, an...

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Sketches of Young Gentlemen

By: Charles Dickens

...man be a Conservative, he has usually some vague ideas about Ireland and the Pope which he cannot very clearly explain, but which he knows are the rig...

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll

...ound, if you please! “William the Conqueror, whose cause was favoured by the pope, was soon submitted to by the English, who wanted leaders, and had b...

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Tom Sawyer Abroad

By: Mark Twain

...’d read anything about history, you’d know that Richard Cur de Loon, and the Pope, and Godfrey de Bulleyn, and lots more of the most noble hearted and...

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