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" The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of resistance begins, could in no case be an easy one ; but it was made overwhelmingly difficult by the belief that the Church was — not a compromise of parties to secure a more or less approximate... "
Harper's Magazine - Page 227
1863
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Romola, by George Eliot

Mary Ann Evans - 1863
...fearstricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...the belief that the Church was — not a compromise o/ parties to secure a more or less approximate justice in the appropriation of funds, but — a living...
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Novels [of George Eliot], Volume 2

George Eliot - 1870
...fear-stricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...organism, instinct with Divine power to bless and to curso. To most of the pious Florentines, who had hitherto felt no doubt in their adherence to the Frate,...
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Ecclesia: Church Problems Considered in a Series of Essays

Henry Robert Reynolds - Church - 1870 - 596 pages
...wealth for a favoured few. At the best, they take part in the settlement of Church questions as merely " a compromise of parties, to secure a more or less approximate justice in the application of funds." The advocates of Establishments must see that their forces, certainly not less...
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Romola: Impressions of Theophrastus Such

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1883
...fear-stricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly-attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...or less approximate justice in the appropriation of fubds, but — a living organism, instinct with Divine power to bless and to curse. To most of the...
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Romola

George Eliot - Domestic fiction - 1886 - 504 pages
...fear-stricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...overwhelmingly difficult by the belief that the Church was—not a compromise of parties to secure a more or less approximate justice in the appropriation...
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Romola, Volume 2

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1887
...fear-stricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...overwhelmingly difficult by the belief that the Church was — no: a compromise of parties to secure a more or less approximate justice in the appropriation of...
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Romola

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1887 - 547 pages
...fear-stricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly-attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of resistance begins, conld in 110 case be an easy one; but it was made overwhelmingly difficult by the belief that the Church...
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Romola, Volume 7

George Eliot - Florence (Italy) - 1893
...fearstricken confusion in the faces and speech of many among his strongly attached friends. The question where the duty of obedience ends, and the duty of...belief that the Church was — not a compromise of 84 ROMOLA. parties to secure a more or less approximate justice in the appropriation of funds, but...
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Essays on Robert Browning

Marion Little - Dramatic monologues - 1899 - 204 pages
...order his own going ? And who can tell us when the duty of choice is laid upon us ? For the question where the duty of obedience ends and the duty of resistance begins has ever been one of the hardest to decide. How far ought a man to submit himself to rule, how far...
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George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science: The Make-Believe of a Beginning

Sally Shuttleworth - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 272 pages
...political dimensions when Savonarola defies the Pope, for, as George Eliot observes : The question where the duty of obedience ends and the duty of resistance...organism instinct with Divine power to bless and to curse (Ch. 55, II, 255). Romola, deciding whether to leave Tito, and questioning how far she should be bound...
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