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By G. K. Chesterton

Will probably be very quite requested why I may still consent, although upon a kind of problem, to jot down even a favored essay in English historical past, who make no pretence to specific scholarship and am purely a member of the general public. the answer's that i do know barely enough to understand something: background from the point of view of a member of the general public has now not been written. What we name the preferred histories may still otherwise be known as the anti-popular histories. they're all, approximately with out exception, written opposed to the folks; and in them the population is both overlooked or elaborately proved to were mistaken. it's real that eco-friendly known as his e-book "A brief heritage of the English People"; yet he turns out to have concept it too brief for the folks to be effectively pointed out. for example, he calls one very huge a part of his tale "Puritan England." yet England by no means used to be Puritan. it is going to were nearly as unfair to name the increase of Henry of Navarre "Puritan France." and a few of our severe Whig historians may were beautiful approximately in a position to calling the crusade of Wexford and Drogheda "Puritan Ireland."

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Mt2, 15,cilanlOs Il, 1. 74 INTRODUCTION À LA LITTÉRATURE ... procédé, dont il use abondamment aussi bien dans le Dialogue avec Tryphon, ce qui paraît assez naturel, que dans ses Apologies aux princes et au Sénat de Rome! Le mystère de l'agneau pascal que Dieu a ordonné d'immoler comme pâque était la figure ('ru1toç) du Christ (l'Oint). C'est avec son sang qu'en raison de leur foi en lui ceux qui croient en lui oignent leurs propres maisons, c'est-à-dire eux-mêmes. [ ... l~oÀov) de la passion de la Croix dont le Christ devait pâtir.

Fronton chez M. FÉLIX, Oct. lO, 2; parall. Celse chez ORIGÈNE, C. Celso l, 3: «En cachette les chrétiens pratiquent et enseignent ce qui leur plaît. » 4. TERTULLIEN, Apol. 42, 1-2; parall. Ad Diogll. 5, qui s'efforce de concilier la «citoyenneté du ciel» avec la citoyenneté commune. LES GRANDS THÈMES DE L'APOLOGÉTIQUE 67 Les polémistes païens n'ignoraient pas non plus l'espérance eschatologique des chrétiens, leur attente de l'embrasement final de l'univers et du châtiment des impies, ni peut-être même leurs croyances millénaristes: «C'est une autre sottise de leur part de penser que quand Dieu tel un cuisinier appliquera le feu, toute autre race sera grillée, et qu'ils seront les seuls à survivre: et non seulement les vivants d'alors mais même ceux qui seront morts depuis longtemps 1.

LO, 2; parall. Celse chez ORIGÈNE, C. Celso l, 3: «En cachette les chrétiens pratiquent et enseignent ce qui leur plaît. » 4. TERTULLIEN, Apol. 42, 1-2; parall. Ad Diogll. 5, qui s'efforce de concilier la «citoyenneté du ciel» avec la citoyenneté commune. LES GRANDS THÈMES DE L'APOLOGÉTIQUE 67 Les polémistes païens n'ignoraient pas non plus l'espérance eschatologique des chrétiens, leur attente de l'embrasement final de l'univers et du châtiment des impies, ni peut-être même leurs croyances millénaristes: «C'est une autre sottise de leur part de penser que quand Dieu tel un cuisinier appliquera le feu, toute autre race sera grillée, et qu'ils seront les seuls à survivre: et non seulement les vivants d'alors mais même ceux qui seront morts depuis longtemps 1.

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