The queen's confession; or, The martyrdom of st. John Nepomucene, taken chiefly from the Fr. of Raoul de Navery by J.J.K.

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Page 78 - There was a laughing Devil in his sneer, That raised emotions both of rage and fear; And where his frown of hatred darkly fell, Hope withering fled, and Mercy sigh'd farewell!
Page 51 - And from Shakespeare she gained a great store of information amongst the rest, that -'Trifles light as air, Are, to the jealous, confirmation strong, As proofs of Holy Writ.
Page 91 - ... xii. 3 ; but they were told, that the intelligent are they who are in truth, and teach truths ; and that they who justify are those who are in good, and lead to good, and that therefore the Lord said, "That the just shall shine as the sun in the kingdom of His Father,
Page 98 - ... bad example which he humbly accused himself to have given them. From that day he gave himself up totally to those exercises which were a more immediate preparation of his own soul for eternity. In which, to obtain the protection of the glorious mother of God, he visited her image at Buntzel, which had been placed there by the apostles of the Sclavonians, SS. Cyril and Methodius, and is a place of great devotion among the Bohemians. He was returning home in the evening, after having poured forth...

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