" I pledged my obedience to the Blessed Dominic "
" she could discuss Darwin’s theories without overtly suggesting any relationship between men and monkeys "
Charles Darwin published theories of revolution The Origin of Species that controversial and against the churches version Genesis and Creation
" screw his courage to the sticking place "
Shakespeare quote from Macbeth meaning to stay resolute
Lady Macbeth: "We fail! But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we'll not fail."