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    • Narrative History of the Knickerbocker Magazine 

      Baisier, Leon (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      This thesis presents for the most part a narrative history of the Knickerbocker Magazine. The author has tried to bring out the type of periodical that the Knickerbocker belonged to, and something of its aims and influences. ...
    • The Catholic Element in English Poetry 

      McInerney, Mary Patrice (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      "Poetry is the soul in vision, in flight, in ecstasy; its charm is tangible’ only by the soul." This definition of poetry gives the sum total of its essence. Poetry reguires(sic) soul appreciation. There is something of ...
    • The Philosophy of Heretics and Orthodoxy 

      Mican, Jaroslav G. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      The aim of this study is to Interpret and analyze the philosophical Ideas of Q. K. Chesterton, as they were expressed in his early philosophical books, especially in Heretics and Orthodoxy.
    • John Keats, The Great Romanticist 

      Ruemmele, Mary Evelyn (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      It is the purpose of this thesis to show that John Keats possessed all the essentially Romantic characteristics of Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, and Wordsworth, plus his own-restraint. A word, by way of introduction on ...
    • Newman: The Mainspring of the Oxford Movement 

      Roemer, Mary Ignatiana (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      The great Oxford Movement, the history of which is ever a subject of keenest interest and deepest study, resulted from a number of causes. According to the Royal Commission on Ecclesiastical Discipline, 1906, this famous ...
    • Religion and the French Constitution of 1791 

      Harter, Alfrida Josephine R.S.C.J. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      The privileged classes in France meant the First and Second Estates, the Clergy and the nobility. Theoretically, all the clergy were privileged. The Church had been part of the feudal system; her bishops, abbots, members ...
    • The Genesis of Whitman's Style 

      Hall, Sarah Roger (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      In the troubled political and social period of our country, those years Just preceding the Civil War, a new and startling change was entering into our background of literature and poetry. John Greenleaf Whittier, Ralph ...
    • Can Savonarola be Justified? 

      White, Loretto R.S.C.J. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      In the Museum of St. Mark in Venice may be seen a portrait labeled: "Fra Girolamo Savonarola." It is a profile and in it Art has achieved, if not a masterpiece, at least a bit of work that has the power to fascinate the ...
    • Botulism and Its Ophthalmic Lesions as Determined by Research With the Toxin of Clostridium Botulinum 

      Swab, Charles M. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      The subject of botulism has never received due consideration or study on the part of ophthalmologists, although recognition of the syndrome which involves the globe and its adnexa, is paramount in the clinical diagnosis ...
    • The Chemistry of Borax on Glycerin 

      Bauer, Charles W. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1929)
      The object of this paper is to explain how glycerin and borax react with water to produce an acid, and that the acid produced is not boric acid.|That borax and glycerin react with water to produce an acid clearly manifests ...
    • Innocent III, Suzerain: John Lackland, Vassal 

      Buttell, Mary Rita O.S.U. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      Innocent III in a spirit of humility quoted these words as the text of his sermon given at his consecration. The words of this simple discourse epitomize well the life of the man who uttered them, a man at whose deeds a ...
    • A Comparison of Chaucer's Nonne Presstes Tale and Spenser's Mother Hubberd's Tale 

      Clark, Martha (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      "The fable in general, and the beast-fable in particular, are among the very oldest and most universal of the known forms of literature." A fresh and special development of it took place about the twelfth century, or ...
    • The Selective Action of Certain Volatile Oils in the Destruction of Bacteria 

      Marsh, Frederick Ernest (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      In a recent investigation made by the author and a co- worker certain apparent discrepancies were noted in the results obtained. The object of the aforementioned investigations was to determine the value of secreted ...
    • A Study of Causes of Antelope County’s Rural School Retardation 

      Macauley, Margaret Ellen (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      An attempt is made in this study to answer two questions: (1) how much retardation is in the rural schools of Antelope County, Nebraska; and (2) what are the causes of the retardation found there.|Both over-age pupils and ...
    • The Conflict Between Thomas Becket and Henry II 

      Sullivan, Mary Annunziata (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      One of the most conspicuous and familiar objects in the neighborhood of London is the high hill and pointed spire of Harrow. Guided by this landmark, two horsemen in the year 1143 or thereabouts made their way from London ...
    • The Quebec Act 

      McDermott, Mary Claver B.Y.M. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      The purpose of this thesis on the Quebec Act is to show that Religious Intolerance played an important role not only in the opposition manifested toward the act in England and America hut also in the events that brought ...
    • Martin Luther's Doctrine of Justification and Salvation 

      Hogan, Clement Joseph (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      Man is born of woman. It is she who watches over and cares for him during his tender years. It is she who first teaches him to commend himself to his Maker. In fact, it is she who is the dominating influence of his early ...
    • The Development of Sigrid Undset's Technique 

      Cain, Mary Zita O.S.U. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      The subject of this thesis was suggested by Dr. L.V. Jacks of the Creighton Faculty and encouraged by Professor H.F. Fore. To them is due grateful acknowledgment of their kind inspiration and helpful suggestions. The purpose ...
    • Modern Trends in Oral English and Speech and a Suggested Course of Study for Oral English 

      Cartwright, Roscoe S. (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1930)
      In the ages that are now a matter of history man has been dominated by many influences; one of the most important among these has been the power of suggestion. In all ages the man who could, appear before his fellow men, ...
    • Lucy Larcom in American Literature 

      McGrath, Mary Annunciata (Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      In every age and among all peoples poetry has flourished. Poetry is inseparable from life.|From the earliest days of the scop and the gleeman, mankind has used poetic rhythm as a vehicle to express the ideals, feelings and ...