There is nothing new inThird World governments seeking to
justifyand perpetuate authoritarian rule by denouncing liberal
democratic principles as alien. Aung San Suu Kyi Freedom From Fear,'In Quest of Democracy'.
believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth: And in
Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord, Who was conceived
by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary,
Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, dead,
and buried: He descended into hell;The third day he rose
again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, And sitteth
on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; From
thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I
believe in the Holy Ghost;The holy Catholick
Church;The Communion of Saints;The Forgiveness of
sins;The Resurrection of the body, And the life
everlasting. Amen. Book of Common Prayer Morning Prayer,
Three poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and
England did adorn. The first in
loftiness of thought surpassed, The next in
majesty, in both the last: The force of Nature
could no farther go; To make a third,
she joined the former two. John Dryden 'Epigram on Milton', engraved on the frontispiece
to the 1688 edition of
Paradise Lost. The three poets are Homer, Virgil and Milton.
Who is the third who walks always beside you? When I count, there
are only you and I together But when I look
ahead up the white road There is always
another one walking beside you. T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot The Waste Land, pt.5,'What the Thunder Said'.
There are two kinds: one takes the music too fast, and the other too slow.
There is no third! Louis Saint Laurent Of conductors.
Quoted in SirThomas Beecham A Mingled Chime (1944).
Who will dare deny that theThird Estate contains within itself all that is
needed to constitute a nation? What would theThird
Estate be without theprivileged classes? It would be a whole
in itself, and a prosperous one. Nothing can be done
without it, and everything would be done far better
without the others. Sie' yes Qu'est-ce que le tiers-e tat?
Ex tertio cognitionis genere oritur necessarioAmor Dei intellectualis. From the third kind
of knowledge [intuition] arises necessarily the
intellectual love of God. Baruch also known as Benedict de Spinoza Spinoza Ethics, bk.5, prop.32, corollary.