government in the district, and he or she ensures that the goals of the government are realized in the district. This, of course, is a political function; however, the director is also a special counsel for the concerns of the region vis-à-vis the Land and federal governments. Thus he may see himself as an “honest broker” between the “state” and local governments, as a representative of the Land in the district and of his district to the Land.43 The director is responsible especially to the Land Minister of the Interior but also to the other ministers for the proper

in The Länder and German federalism
Emigration and the spread of Irish religious influence

preached at the consecration of Dr Moran as Bishop of Ossory in 1872 saw him acknowledge that: While we deplore as one of the greatest national calamities the loss of millions of our fine people, we are not left without some compensation for the loss, seeing that God, who knows how to draw good from evil, has built them up in other lands into a mighty people, or rather peoples, who, faithful to their country’s traditions, have in every region of the earth to which they have gone, whether they be found on the banks of the Ohio, or in far-off Australia, or elsewhere

in Population, providence and empire

‘living waters’ of divine teaching come into human breasts from heaven, through holy books.63 When speech does exit our bodies, into the external world, it leaves as sound, and in the case of poetic performance the sound is a blend of human and nonhuman noise. Indeed, Jager draws our attention to the Anglo-​Saxon practice of holding the harp or lyre near the chest. Positioned thus, ‘the harp’s sound would have come from near the pectoral region traditionally considered the source of physical words and the repository of verbal art’.64 A combination of words and music

in Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture
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Art as the ‘organ of philosophy’

’ initiated by Jacobi in 1783, the monist philosophy of Spinoza came to public attention and it seemed to many thinkers to offer a way of getting over Kantian dualisms because it claimed there could only be one substance, which was both extended and thinking. On the other hand, Spinoza’s philosophy failed to answer vital questions regarding the emergence of the crucial anti-dogmatic notion of self-determining subjectivity.2 Schelling’s early work is therefore an attempt to square the circle by reconciling Kant, seen through the eyes of Fichte, with Spinoza, by finding a route

in Aesthetics and subjectivity

.2 Neateheard] used of all herdsmen. Both speakers actually keep sheep and goats. spoyle of Mantua] After Octavian (the future Emperor Augustus) defeated Brutus and Cassius at Philippi in 42 BCE, he seized many farmlands in Mantua, Virgil’s native region, to settle his discharged soldiers. Virgil I is commonly read as the poet (as Tityrus) offering thanks to Augustus for saving his land and granting him its freehold. 4 Tityr] See 13n. shade plot] demanded by the metre: perhaps a compound, ‘shade-plot’. Pastoral Poetry of the English Renaissance 11 Neuer a tender Lambe

in Pastoral poetry of the English Renaissance

(a pilgrim separated both from his books and from his well-known friends in a foreign region) could not be conquered by arguments, he might at least leave the arena, worn out by labor and by distaste for insults, and might display an appearance of having been conquered. Therefore, the argument returned to the question of man’s free will. And that adversary added this to the paradox: ‘That a just man sins in every good deed.’ But this disputation lasted only a few days. For it was soon brought to an end, on the 15th day of July, and the whole case was referred to

in Luther’s lives