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clear, concise prose, so carefully finished that every word seemed to be in its own proper niche; there were beautiful epics and much other poetry ; there were essays, histories, biographies, and orations. Printing had come at just the right time to spread this new ancient knowledge over the Continent and England. All western Europe was aroused. People felt a new sense of boldness and freedom. They felt as if in the years gone by they had been slow and stupid. Now they became daring and fearless in their thought. They were eager to learn, to do, to under stand. This movement was so marked that a name was given to it, the "Renaissance," or "New Birth," for people felt as if a new life had come to them. The Renaissance did not affect all countries alike. In Italy, the minds of men turned toward sculpture and painting ; in Germany, to a bold investigation of religious teachings ; in England, toward religion and literature.
A second influence that helped to arouse and inspire was the increased knowledge of the western world.
Columbus died in 1506, but now that the way had been pointed out, one explorer after another crossed the western seas. South America was rounded and found to be a vast continent. North America was a group of islands, people thought ; and men set out boldly to find a channel through them, to discover a" North-west Passage." Finally, Magellan's ship went around the world ; and, behold, the world was much larger than had been supposed. Before the wonder of this had faded from the minds of men, there came another amazing discovery, for Copernicus declared, "The earth is not the centre of the

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