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  • Their relation ship with these was like that between the lay members of a Catholic Third Order, or Tertiaries, and the professed priests of the Order.

    The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Tertiaries and so on continuously to the Ultimates; that nothing is to be blamed for being inferior to the First; that we can but accept, meekly, the constitution of the total, and make our best way towards the Primals, withdrawing from the tragic spectacle, as they see it, of the Kosmic spheres — which in reality are all suave graciousness.

    The Six Enneads.

  • Tertiaries, of a nature inferior to that of their Priors; and a slight tilt is enough to determine the departure from the straight course.

    The Six Enneads.

  • South and West; and during the Tertiaries the continent was very nearly completed, leaving only a narrow gulf running up to the neighborhood of

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • The fossil vegetation of the Tertiaries is, indeed, most interesting from this point of view, showing the gradual maturing and completion of those conditions most intimately associated with human life.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • Tertiaries to those orders -- might be regarded as something of a type of

    The Unity of Civilization

  • Towns became trustees of property for the use of the mendicant orders; and the orders of Tertiaries, which flourished among them, enabled the townsfolk to attach themselves to religious societies without quitting the pursuits of lay life.

    The Unity of Civilization

  • In entering upon the Tertiaries, we reach that geological age which, next to his own, has the deepest interest for man.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • There is one very peculiar type of this class, belonging to the Tertiaries, which should not be passed by unnoticed.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

  • Gasteropods of the Tertiaries embraced all the families now living, including land and fresh-water Shells as well as the marine representatives of the type.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

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