Category Archives: Chivalry

Mystic Europe

But now all is to be changed. All the pleasing illusions, which made power gentle and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments which beautify and soften … Continue reading

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Epistles of the Living God

But mercy is above the sceptred sway;It is enthroned in the hearts of Kings,It is an attribute to God himself;And earthly power doth then show likest God’sWhen mercy seasons justice. Therefore Jew,Though justice be thy plea, consider this,That in the … Continue reading

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The Darkness Deepens

Please see To My Readers But let us take care. The moral sentiments, so nearly connected with early prejudice as to be almost one and the same thing, will assuredly not live long under a discipline, which has for its … Continue reading

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Thus Is Mercy Crucified

I hate him for he is a Christian. – Shylock _______ But mercy is above the sceptered sway,It is enthroned in the hearts of kings;It is an attribute to God himself;And earthy power doth then show likest God’sWhen mercy seasons … Continue reading

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Fast Falls the Eventide

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide;The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide.When other helpers fail and comforts flee,Help of the helpless, O abide with me. – Henry Francis Lyte __________ All the non-white races pose a danger to the … Continue reading

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