A Twentieth Century Commonplace Book for Amusement, Consideration and Inspiration.
Thursday, 8 December 2011
‘Sire, it is in truth the lot of the Church of God, in whose name I speak, to suffer blows and not to return them. Yet I also take leave to remind you that she is an anvil which has employed many hammers.’
Addressed by Beza to the King of Navarre after the massacre of Vassey. J.S. Whale: The Protestant Tradition