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  • Related to this genre are the Prophetiae Sibyllarum, famous for their chordal chromaticism but also showing careful declamatory exactness in setting the curious half-Christian, half-pagan humanistic verse.

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  • Kirkbride had recognized Bedouins that were known to be half-pagan alongside Druses, alongside King Hussein's own devout guard from Mecca-

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  • And there was still the matter of gold and guns-gold, to buy the loyalty of the wilder tribes, to make Suni fight beside Shia, half-pagan desert tribesman beside devout Meccan.

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  • It has the same idyllic beauty in the background as the "Pan," and is painted in the same half-pagan spirit.

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  • The leaven of a true Christianity was working in the half-pagan populations.

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  • Not one of a million Denbys would ever have called Cecille half-pagan or divine in any degree.

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  • The leaven of a true Christianity was working in the half-pagan populations.

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  • Nothing, however, could be more remote from Garcilasso's nebulous half-pagan melancholy; we are no less distant from the pseudonymous nymphs of Cetina and Francisco de la Torre: the elegant Amaryllis of the one, the elusive Filis of the other, though destined to be re-incarnated by a tribe of later poets, find no place in these stately numbers.

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  • Nothing, however, could be more remote from Garcilasso's nebulous half-pagan melancholy; we are no less distant from the pseudonymous nymphs of Cetina and Francisco de la Torre: the elegant Amaryllis of the one, the elusive Filis of the other, though destined to be re-incarnated by a tribe of later poets, find no place in these stately numbers.

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  • Is there comfort in this stoical thought of the half-pagan Christianity of the Renaissance, and does it satisfy religious souls?

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