Compendium of the Art of Always Rejoicing

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Burns and Oates, 1872 - 92 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 6 - The life of Marie Eustelle Harpain possesses a special value and interest apart from its extraordinary 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 18 - It is a beautiful religious idea that is realised in the Legends of our Lady and the Saints. The book forms a charming present for pious children.' Tablet. ' The " Legends" are so beautiful that they ought to be read by all lovers of poetry.'— Bookseller.
الصفحة 6 - 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 5 - The more we have of such works as 'The Hidden Life of Jesus,' the better." — Westminster Gazette. " A book of searching power." — Church Review. "We have often regretted that this writer's works are not better known.
الصفحة 33 - WHO is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up now thy loins like a man ; for I will demand of thee, and answer thou me. Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding.
الصفحة 12 - Him,' is one of the most useful and comforting that we have read for a long time. We earnestly commend this little book to all troubled souls, feeling sure that they will find in it abundant cause for joy and consolation.
الصفحة 9 - Now ready. Devotions for the Ecclesiastical Seasons, consisting of Psalms, Hymns, Prayers, &c., suited for Evening Services, and arranged for Singing. Cloth, is. Also in separate Nos. at zd. each, for distribution, as follows : — 1. Advent and Christmas.
الصفحة 7 - The writer of the present volume has had the advantage of very copious materials in the French works on which his own work is founded ; and Mr. Thompson has discharged his office as editor with his usual diligence and accuracy.
الصفحة 7 - 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.
الصفحة 6 - We congratulate Mr. Thompson on the way in which he has accomplished his task, and we earnestly hope that an increased devotion to the Holy Angels may be the reward of his labour of love."- — Tablet. "A beautiful translation.

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