The Angelus, Volume 1

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Williams & Butland, 1876
 

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Page 273 - God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man...
Page 26 - ... a custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless.
Page 251 - For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, He hath a devil. The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners.
Page 9 - SHE is far from the land where her young hero sleeps, And lovers are round her, sighing : But coldly she turns from their gaze, and weeps, For her heart in his grave is lying.
Page 25 - Every breath of air and ray of light and heat, every beautiful prospect, is, as it were, the skirts of their garments, the waving of the robes of those whose faces see God.
Page 124 - The first is, that whereas the most part of Christian princes be at mortal war, they were all at universal peace. The second, that where the church of Christ is at present sore afflicted with many errors and heresies, it were well settled in perfect uniformity of religion.
Page 11 - God made me to know Him, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world, and to be happy with Him forever in the next.
Page 109 - I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot. I would thou wert cold or hot. But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth.
Page 124 - What great things be those, sir?' quoth I, ' that should move you so to wish.' — 'In faith, son, they be these,' said he. ' The first is, that whereas the most part of Christian princes be at mortal war, they were all at universal peace.
Page 26 - But I have felt thee in my thoughts Fighting with sin for me ; And when my heart loves, God, I know The sweetness is from thee.

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