The Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc--Volume 1

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Categories: Classic Literature
Publisher: EbooksLib/EbooksLib | Date published: 09/12/2005

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To arrive at a just estimate of a renowned man's character one must judge it by the standards of his time, not ours. Judged by the standards of one century, the noblest characters of an earlier one lose much of their luster; judged by the standards of to-day, there is probably no illustrious man of four or five centuries ago whose character could meet the test at all points. But the character of Joan of Arc is unique.