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    • Can the Conduct of Savonarola be Justified! 

      Waring, M. Grace
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1923)
      In order to arrive at a reasonable and fair solution of the question propounded in our theme we shall first take a brief survey of the state of Italy shortly before and at the time when Savonarola began his life as a member ...
    • Catiline as Portrayed by Cicero and Sallust 

      Boesch, Mary Bernhilda
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1924)
      The documentary evidence we have of Catiline has "been written chiefly by Sallust, Cicero and Plutarch. The last named mentions him in his lives of Caesar and Cicero.|All of these men have failed to give us a true portrayal ...
    • The Influence of St. Gregory the Great 

      Weir, Mary Antoninus B.V.M.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1925)
      The word "Great" has justly been attributed to St. Gregory who stands as a dividing mark between the Ancient World and the Middle Ages, and who, undoubtedly, did more than any other one individual to direct the course of ...
    • A Dissertation on the Apperceptive Basis for the Presentation of Accounting Principles, for a First Years Course in Secondary Schools. 

      Dickey, Orville J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1925)
      In order to present a dissertation on this subject we w ill divide the subject matter under two separate heads, namely: | (a) Which of the many accounting principles should be presented during the first year? | (b) What ...
    • Virgil and the Transition from Ancient to Modern Literature 

      Diederich, Mary Dorothea S.S.N.D.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1926)
      Some writer has said, "If Virgil were the sole remaining monument of the Roman civilization he would he sufficient," Possibly many a reader would contest a statement broad as this; all without exception, however, will agree ...
    • A Comparative Survey of the Economical Element in the Public and Parochial School System 

      Miskol, George Aloysius
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1927)
      Among the leading problems in the field of education today, the question of school finance is demanding an increased measure of attention. The spirit of investigation and research is growing apace with the needs and ...
    • Catholic Education in Omaha, Past, Present and Future 

      Ostdiek, Joseph H.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1927)
      The history of Catholic education in Omaha seems to have claimed hut little consideration in the past. The lasting deeds of the pioneers in education accomplished at the expense of sweat and blood and often in the face of ...
    • The Bible in English Prose 

      Sehaul, Mary Marguerite
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      The purpose of the present thesis is to show the influence of the Bible on English prose writers. To set forth this influence more directly and clearly a number of representative authors from various periods of English ...
    • Early English and French Lyrical Poetry: A Comparative Study 

      Atkinson, Elizabeth
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      Self-revelation is the chief characteristic of lyric poetry,and for that reason it is, perhaps, more interesting than any other. A flashlight of intuition fuses emotion and idea and from the resulting union,secret and ...
    • Willa Cather and Her Novels 

      Cotter, Mary Jean O.S.U.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      The state of Nebraska is part of the great plain which stretches west of the Missouri River, gradually rising until it reaches the Rocky mountains. The character of all this country between the river and the mountains is ...
    • John G. Neihardt as an Epic Poet 

      Pate, M. Josephine O.S.U.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      This study of John G. Neihardt as an epic writer has been undertaken with the purpose of discovering the influences social, economic and literary, that caused the poet to turn exclusively to this form of literary art, when ...
    • The Phenomenon of Lindbergh 

      McGinty, Mary Seraphia
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      The following study of the Phenomenon of Lindbergh is made with a view to help one in forming a true estimate of the nature, magnitude, and effectiveness of his educational influence. | That the Phenomenon of Lindbergh has ...
    • Literary Art and Convert Writers 

      Harman, Mary Valentina
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      Art is the result or accomplishment of the creative faculty which employs imagery to work upon the subtler emotions of the human soul. It is more than intellectual skill, more too than merely physical beauty, more indeed ...
    • Joan of Arc, Her Imprisonment, Trial and Death 

      Obermeier, M. Theodolinda
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      "The fairest things have sweetest end. Their scent survives their close. But the rose's scent is bitterness. To him. that loved the rose."-- Francis Thompson | Those "fairest things" are verified in the life of Joan of ...
    • The Renaissance and the Upheaval of the Sixteenth Century 

      Thomas , Mary Marcella O.S.B.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      In the following pages an attempt is made to show that the principles governing the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century found their source in the Renaissance. | The Political conditions of the times, the inventions, the ...
    • Latin in the High School 

      McNamara, Mary Leo
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1928)
      Until very recent years there has been a misconception of the position that Latin holds in the secondary schools. Our critics would have us believe that the study of Latin has suffered a rapid decline in the last twenty ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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.