A Dictionary of Saintly Women, Volume 1

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Bell, 1904 - Christian saints
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Page 392 - Go ye, inquire of the LORD for me, and for the people, and for all Judah, concerning the words of this book that is found: for great is the wrath of the LORD that is kindled against us, because our fathers have not hearkened unto the words of this book, to do according unto all that which is written concerning us.
Page 254 - And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
Page 221 - And she dwelt under the palm tree of Deborah between Ramah and Beth-el in mount Ephraim: and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.
Page 321 - Ut jumentum factus sum apud te : et ego semper tecum. Tenuisti manum dexteram meam, et in voluntate tua deduxisti me : et cum gloria suscepisti me.
Page 120 - Galilean lake, now on a mount, and now in the streets of the crowded city. He has no place wherein to lay his head, nor will he have one. A rich ruler comes and falls at his feet. He says, " Go, sell what thou hast, and give to the poor, and then come and follow me." Nor was this all. Something more striking remains to be told. He did not merely live in the streets, and in the houses of fishermen. In these places, had he pleased, he might have cleared a space around him, and raised a barrier between...
Page 460 - Tinne, an inhabitant of Wessex, who departed from this world eight years ago, that you may pray for the repose of his soul. I also recommend to you my mother Ebba, your kinswoman, as you know better than me, who still lives in great suffering, and has been for long overwhelmed with her infirmities.
Page 430 - Their hands are only occupied in gathering at the foot of the Cross the little virtues of humility, meekness, and simplicity that grow there, and which are sprinkled with the blood of their Beloved, fixed as He is within their hearts as with nails on the Cross.
Page 460 - I might have the honour of having you for my brother, for no man of our kindred inspires me with the same confidence as you do. I have taken care to send you this little present, not that I think it worthy your attention, but that you may remember my humbleness, and that, notwithstanding the distance of our dwellings, the tie of true love may unite us for the rest of our days.
Page 290 - Eufraxia entered into a convent of 130 nuns, not one of whom had ever washed her feet, and the very mention of a bath was an abomination. These obedient daughters to their Capuchin confessors...

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