in his mistaken humanistic zeal tried to improve them.
The humanistic movement had created a common culture, a common language and sense of common nationality.
There is told of him a story which illustrates the temper of the early humanistic revival in Italy.
Thus the active humanistic life, called into existence by the enthusiasm of the pope, was not without its dark side.
Milton, the greatest humanistic poet of the English race, lent his pen and moral energies during the best years of his life to securing that principle on which modern political systems at present rest.