The Papal Conclaves, as They Were and as They are

Chapman and Hall, 1876 - 434 頁


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第 337 頁 - Never indeed was any man more contented with doing his duty in that state of life to which it had pleased God to call him.
第 19 頁 - College ") of cardinals forming the Council of the Pope, and electing the Pope from their own number. This did not become a stabilized regulation till after the third Lateran Council (1173), since when the College of Cardinals has consisted of six cardinal bishops, fifty cardinal priests, and fourteen cardinal deacons. The cardinals' " Red hat " was made part of the official vestments by Innocent IV (1245) " in token of their being ready to lay down their life for the gospel.
第 326 頁 - Olympia established herself in the Vatican as its mistress ! No step of domestic government or foreign policy decided on, no grace, favour, or promotion accorded, no punishment inflicted, was the pontiff's own work. His invaluable sister-in-law did all. He was absolutely a puppet in her hands. The keys of S. Peter were strung to her girdle; and the only function in which she probably never interfered, was blessing the people.
第 339 頁 - In the whole of the eighteenth and the first half of the nineteenth centuries the slavetrade flourished.
第 50 頁 - ... our stories are usually separated from their divine ancestors by two or three generations'. Whatever may be the explanation of this phenomenon it is doubtless to be connected with the stories of conjugal relations between human and divine beings which we find both in Greece and in northern Europe. This is a subject to which we shall have to return in a later chapter. Above all, however, we have to take account of the influence of folk-tales...
第 34 頁 - God, of the holy apostles, Peter and Paul, and by our own, we...
第 179 頁 - The inclusion of this epistle without any comment is not creditable to the perspicacity of the editor, and on the principle of setting a thief to catch a thief...
第 421 頁 - I call to witness Christ our Lord, who shall be my judge, that I am electing him who before God I think ought to bo elected.
第 301 頁 - without quarrels, homicides, and ambuscades. Many men and women were found killed in various parts of the city; many headless bodies were found, many, also headless, which had been thrown into the Tiber; many houses were broken into by night and sacked ; doors were broken open; women were done violence to, some killed, and others carried off by violence ; many young girls were dishonoured, forced, and taken away.
第 217 頁 - ... Two of them, Cardinal Madruzzi and Cardinal Caraffa, stole privately to Cervini's cell to prepare him for anything that might happen, and then, when the college was assembled, and the debate ran high and hot, Cardinal Crispo, one of the confederates, sprang to his feet, and with the exclamation, " Up, and let us be going ; I for one will not rebel against the Holy Ghost...