Lives of the saints, selected and ed. by mgr. Goddard

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עמוד 239 - Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
עמוד 78 - Not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy, but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ and make not provision for the flesh in its concupiscences.
עמוד 346 - I am joined in communion with your Holiness, that is, with the chair of Peter : upon that rock I know the Church is built. Whoever eats the lamb out of that house is a profane person. Whoever is not in the ark shall perish in the flood.
עמוד 280 - This being told the saint, he cried out : "Ah ! who will give me the wings of a dove, and I will fly to the King, into that great island, formerly the country of saints ; but now overwhelmed with the darkness of error. If the Duke will permit me, I will arise, and go to that great Ninive : I will speak to the King, and will announce to him, with the hazard of my life, the Word of the Lord.
עמוד 277 - St Frances de Sales, he says, " severely forbad the custom of Valentines, or giving Boys in writing the names of Girls to be admired and attended on by them ; and, to abolish it, he changed it into giving billets with the names of certain Saints, for them to honour and imitate in a particular manner.
עמוד 288 - What will it profit a man to gain the whole world and lose his own soul ?' Remember how often Paul appeals to his holy, just, unblameable life.
עמוד 235 - In this state he saw, as it were, a seraph, with six shining wings blazing with fire, bearing down from the highest part of the heavens towards him, with a most rapid flight, and placing himself in the air near the saint. There appeared between his wings the figure of a man crucified, with his hands and feet stretched out, and fastened to the cross. The wings of the seraph were so placed, that two he stretched above his head, two others he extended to fly, and with the other two he covered his whole...
עמוד 352 - Jerom, in his answer, exclaimed loudly against those novelties, and said : " We do not adore the relics of the martyrs ; but we honour them that we may adore him whose martyrs they are. We honour the servants, that the respect which is paid to them may be reflected back on the Lord.
עמוד 285 - Charity seeks not itself, nor its own interests, but purely the honour and interest of God : pride, vanity, and passion, cause bitterness and harshness : a remedy injudiciously applied may be a poison. A judicious silence is always better than a truth spoken without charity. St Francis, seeing a scandalous priest thrown into prison, fell at his feet, and with tears conjured him to have compassion on him, his pastor, on his religion which he scandalized, and on his own soul ; which sweetness converted...
עמוד 292 - Pampelona, the ambassador pressed the saint to go to the castle of Xavier, which was but a little distant from the road, to take leave of his mother, who was yet living, and of his other friends, whom he would probably never more see in this world. But the saint would by no means turn out of the road, saying, that he deferred the sight of his relations till he should visit them in heaven ; that this transient view would be accompanied...

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