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  • 1850) leans towards the poetic manner of Tompa, with perhaps a greater power of expression than the author of the Virdgregek (" Flower-fables "); Jakab wrote Hangok az ifjusdgbol (" Sounds of Youth "), Nydr (" Summer "), both collections of lyrical poems. Louis Posa (b.
  • The results to which the preponderance of opinion leans are given in the following table.
  • The sense of the gap between theory and fact gives to the religious element of Stoicism a new force; the soul, conscious of its weakness, leans on the thought of God, and in the philosopher's attitude towards external events, pious resignation preponderates over self-poised indifference; the old self-reliance of the reason, looking down on man's natural life as a mere field for its exercise, makes room for a positive aversion to the flesh as an alien element imprisoning the spirit; the body has come to be a " corpse which the soul sustains," 1 and life a " sojourn in a strange land "; 2 in short, the ethical idealism of Zeno has begun to borrow from the metaphysical idealism of Plato.
  • In this incomparable work St Anne, pointing upward with her left hand, smiles with an intense look of wondering, questioning, inward sweetness into the face of the Virgin, who in her turn smiles down upon her child as He leans from her lap to give the blessing to the little St John standing beside her.
  • Of the war that followed we have very various accounts; Mommsen leans to that which is least favourable to the Romans.
 

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