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  • After a flowering in the Middle Ages, and a huge new opportunity at the Renaissance, this tradition foundered on the rocks of a controversy between religion and science – or rather between 'a religion which distorts its own true character and a scientific theory negligent of science's own manysidedness '(p. 69).

    Evensong address given to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Archbishop Michael Ramsey, Magdalene College, Cambridge

  • Should my observations today however follow a precisely contrary line it will I hope be attributed to the manysidedness of truth.

    Britain, Canada, Europe and the Atlantic Community

  • The wonderful work he is doing in this world is only a part of the plan, for in the ages to come he expects to show forth the manysidedness of his grace and reveal to us the depth of his love to us in Christ.

    And Judas Iscariot Together with other evangelistic addresses

  • Finally, we must make sure that our interpretation of the aesthetic purpose is representative of the actual fullness and manysidedness of it; we should observe, for example, that sensuous pleasure is not all that we seek from art; that truth of some kind we seek besides; and yet that in some sort of union we want both.

    The Principles of Aesthetics

  • When the writer shows this manysidedness, he simply proves himself to be a shrewd observer.

    Exposition of Genesis: Volume 1

  • They also attached much importance to manysidedness in their theoretical and practical knowledge.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • He is credited with ability, but is not believed to have inherited the intellectual manysidedness of his father.

    William of Germany

  • If I were to attempt to put into one sentence all I expected to find at Yverdon, I should say it was a vigorous inner life amongst the boys and youths, quickening, manifesting itself in all kinds of creative activity, satisfying the manysidedness of man, meeting all his necessities, and occupying all his powers both mental and bodily.

    Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel

  • Thus did the power and manysidedness of the educational effort make up for deficiency in unity and comprehensiveness; and the love, the warmth, the stir of the whole, the human kindness and benevolence of it replaced the want of clearness, depth, thoroughness, extent, perseverance, and steadiness.

    Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel

  • He imparted to me the first ground-principles of his later work on the subject, and his ideas at once commanded my approval, for I saw they possessed two important properties, manysidedness and an exhaustive scientific basis.

    Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel

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