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A Memoir of Father Dignam of the Society of Jesus: With Some of His Letters
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Page 44 - And they indeed went from the presence of the council rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.
Page 356 - an angel's will, Resolving service to his God's behest, And ever musing how to serve Him best. Not old, nor young ; with manhood's gentlest grace, Pale to transparency the pensive face— Pale not with sickness, but with studious thought, The body tasked, the fine mind overwrought; With something faint and fragile in the whole, As though 'twere but a lamp to hold a soul.
Page 168 - to his wife—' Thou hast spoken like one of the foolish women ; if we have received good things at the hand of God, why should we not receive evil
Page 367 - For if you have ten thousand instructors in Christ yet not many Fathers. For in Christ Jesus by the Gospel I have begotten you.
Page 356 - Mild the pure fervour of his watchful eyes, Meek with serenity of constant prayer, The luminous forehead, high and broad and bare; The thin mouth, though not passionless, yet still With a sweet calm that
Page 341 - not for the world, but for them whom Thou hast given me, because they are Thine.
Page 269 - Whilst you have the light, believe in the light, that you may be the children of light.
Page 3 - he was not at all sure that there was not a good deal to be said on the other side of the