Norton Broadland: Or, Recellections of My Youth

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Burns, Oates, & Company, 1875 - 387 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 374 - The book before us contains numberless traces of a thoughtful and tender devotion to the Saint. It shows a loving penetration into his spirit, and an appreciation of the secret motives of his action, which can only be the result of a deeply affectionate study of his life and character.
الصفحة 377 - This excellent work has a twofold value, being both a biography and a volume of meditations. It contains an elaborate analysis of the wants, dangers, trials, and aspirations of the inner man, and supplies to the thoughtful and devout reader the most valuable instructions for the attainment of heavenly wisdom, grace, and strength.' — Catholic Times. 'A treatise of the very highest value.
الصفحة 374 - There has been no adequate biography of St. Stanislas. In rectifying this want Mr. Thompson has earned a title to the gratitude of Englishspeaking Catholics. The engaging Saint of Poland will now be better known among us, and we need not fear that, better known, he will not be better loved.'— Weekly Register.
الصفحة 373 - CONTENTS : The Double Marriage — The Cross and the Crown — The Novice — The Fatal Accident — The Priest's Death— The Gambler's Wife— The Apostate — The Besetting Sin. Beautifully bound in bevelled cloth, 3s. 6d. " Written in a chaste, simple, and touching style.
الصفحة 380 - Catholic Opinion, * The book is — speaking comparatively of human offerings — a magnificent offering to the Crucified, and to those who wish to make a real study of the .Cross will be a most precious guide/ — Church Review, I erne of Armorica : a Tale of the Time of Chlovis.
الصفحة 373 - Visits : A Series of Tales. With Frontispiece and Vignette. 3s. 6d. " The tone of the book is excellent, and it will certainly make itself a great favourite with the young.
الصفحة 377 - Good solid reading.' — Month. ' Well done and in a truly charitable spirit.' — Catholic Opinion. ' It treats the subject in so novel and forcible a light that we are fascinated in spite of ourselves, and irresistibly led on to follow its arguments and rejoice at its conclusions.
الصفحة 363 - We have had many volumes from his Grace's pen of this kind, but perhaps none more practical or more searching than the volume before us. These discourses are the clearest and simplest exposition of the theology of the subjects they treat of that could be desired. The intellect is addressed as well as the conscience.
الصفحة 374 - Possesses a special value and interest apart from its extraordinay natural and supernatural beauty, from the fact that to her example and to the effect of her writings is attributed in great measure the wonderful revival of devotion to the Blessed Sacrament in France, and consequently throughout Western Christendom.
الصفحة 367 - Union Review. Meditations for the Use of the Clergy, for every Day in the Year, on the Gospels for the Sundays. From the Italian of Mgr. SCOTTI, Archbishop of Thessalonica. Revised and edited by the Oblates of St. Charles. With a Preface by his Grace the ARCHBISHOP OF WESTMINSTER. Vol. I. From the First Sunday in Advent to the Sixth Saturday after the Epiphany. 4^. Vol. II. From Septuagesima Sunday to the Fourth Sunday after Easter, 4^.

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