Sketch of the life and letters of the countess Adelstan. An abridged tr. by E.A.M.


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Seite 22 - He pleased God, and was beloved of him: so that living among sinners he was translated. Yea, speedily was he taken away, lest that wickedness should alter his understanding, or deceit beguile his soul.
Seite 14 - A Devout Paraphrase on the Seven Penitential Psalms ; or, a Practical Guide to Repentance. By the Rev. Fr. Blyth. To which is added : — Necessity of Purifying the Soul, by St. Francis of Sales. i8mo., is. 6d. ; red edges, 2s. ; cheap edition, is. "A new edition of a book well known to our grandfathers. The work is full of devotion and of the spirit of prayer."— Universe.
Seite 9 - Fcap. 8vo. 3s. 6d ; red edges, 4s. " No more important or welcome addition could have been made to our English ascetical literature than this little book. It is a model of good translation." — Dublin Review. " This handy little volume will certainly become a favourite." — Tablet. " Elegant and flowing." — Register.
Seite 20 - To present to our other countrymen a number of samples of the fruit which the system, doctrine, and moral discipline established by the holy and blessed Council of Trent have produced, and which will be to inquirers really in earnest about their souls, an argument more cogent than any that mere controversy can allege ; and 3. To spread the honour and love of the ever-blessed Queen of Saints, by showing how greatly an intense devotion to her aided in forming those prodigies of heroic virtue with which...
Seite 8 - The author treats his subject with a thorough system, and a competent knowledge. It is a book of singular attractiveness and considerable merit." — Church Herald. " Fr. Philpin's very interesting book appears most opportunely, and at a time when pilgrimages have been revived." — Dublin Review. The Consoler; or, Pious Readings addressed to the Sick and to all who are afflicted. By the Rev. PJ Lambilotte, SJ. Translated by the Right Rev. Abbot Burder, O. Cist. Fcp. 8vo. 4s. 6d., red edges, 5s.
Seite 20 - Saint's disposition and spirit ; while the simple matter-of-fact style of the narrative is, from its unobtrusive character, more adapted for spiritual reading than the views and generalizations, and prologetic extenuations of more recent biographers. 3. The objects are those stated at the commencement of the First Series, viz., i. To supply English Catholics with a cabinetlibrary of interesting as well as edifying reading, especially for families, schools, and religious refectories, which would for...
Seite 12 - A more scathing bit of irony we have seldom met with." — Tablet. " Clever, humorous, witty, learned, written by a keen but sarcastic observer of the Establishment, it is calculated to make defenders wince as much as it is to make all others smile.
Seite 11 - Dublin Review. Cistercian Order : its Mission and Spirit. Comprising the Life of S. Robert of Newminster, and the Life of S. Robert of Knaresborough. By the authoi of " Cistercian Legends." Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. Cistercian Legends of the i3th Century. Translated from the Latin by the Rev. Henry Collins. 3s. " Interesting records of Cistercian sanctity and cloistral experience.
Seite 24 - A very complete prayer-book. It will be found very useful for children and for travellers." — Weekly Register. " A neat little compilation, which will be specially useful to our Catholic School-children. The hymns it contains are some of Fr. Faber's best.

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