She knew nothing of doctrines and systems, of mysticism or quietism; but this voice out of the far-off middle ages was the direct communication of a human soul’s belief and experience, and came to Maggie as an unquestioned message.
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What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Sigmund Freud (referring to the public burning of his books in Berlin)
In the Middle Ages, black pepper was imported from Asia and was so expensive it was sold by the corn.