The Jesuits in China and the Legation of Cardinal de Tournon: An Examination of Conflicting Evidence and an Attempt at an Impartial Judgment

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Page 75 - To suffer woes which hope thinks infinite; To forgive wrongs darker than death or night; To defy power which seems omnipotent; To love and bear; to hope till hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates; Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free; This is alone Life, Joy, Empire, and Victory!
Page 90 - These are the throe points upon which you contend. If these opinions are not to your taste, consider that you must leave my empire. Those who have already embraced your religion, perceiving the perpetual conflicts that reign amongst you, begin to doubt its truth, and the others are rendered every day less disposed to embrace it. For myself I consider you to be persons who are come to China, not to found or to establish your religion, but to break down and destroy it. If it should come to nothing,...
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Page 26 - Chinese, but cannot speak so as to be understood, he is consequently obliged to have an interpreter. Not only does he not understand the meaning of the books, but is even ignorant of the characters. A...
Page 27 - A man in this empire who should show such ignorance would move the hearers to laughter. Not understanding the sense of the Books he cannot say what they contain, as he affirms.
Page 26 - Maigrot] to examine him. He knows a little Chinese, but cannot speak so as to be understood, whence he is obliged to have an interpreter. Not only does he not understand the meaning of the books, but is even ignorant of the characters. A man in this Empire who should show such ignorance would not dare to speak in public, and • "Memorie Storiette.
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