Confessions of a French Catholic Priest: To which are Added Warnings to the People of the United States by the Same Author

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Samuel Finley Breese Morse
D. Van Nostrand, 1837 - 255 pages

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Page 86 - There was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me .... for this thing I besought the Lord thrice .... and he said unto me : my grace
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Page 5 - narrative volume published in England. The narrative is written with beautiful simplicity, possesses a touching interest, and is calculated to leave a salutary impression. It is well fitted for a present by parents or friends to children, and is worthy of a place in Sabbath school libraries. From the Ladies
Page 3 - him, from the depth of his own Christian experience, to open rich fountains of blessing for others. The Thoughts on Popery are like, and yet unlike, the other series. There is the same sprightliness of the imagination, the same clearness, originality, and richness of thought, with a keenness of argument, and sometimes irony, that exposes the baseness and
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Page 4 - heart of every unprejudiced reader. Piece by piece the delusion, not to say imposition, of that misnamed church are exposed, under the heads of the Sufficiency of the Bible, the Nine Commandments, Mortal and Venial Sins, Infallibility, Idolatry, Relics, the Seven Sacraments, Penance, the Mass, Celibacy of the Clergy, Purgatory, Canonizing Saints, Lafayette not at Rest, The Leopold Reports, Supererogation, Convents, &c.
Page 19 - neatly executed. THE INFANT. A Poem, in four Books. By Rev. John Mines. 1 vol. 12mo. PRIVATE MEDITATIONS AND PRAYERS OF B.SHOP WILSON. 1 vol. 18mo. Also—TRAVELS IN GERMANY, PRUSSIA, AND SWITZERLAND. By Henry Hiestand. Including some account of his early life, conversion, and ministerial labours in the United States. 1 vol. 12mo.
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Page 109 - in doing whatever he commands, since he is responsible, and since he can absolve her from it, and other means of deceiving at the confessional, are then too graphically related to be publicly told ; and I have thought it best, with the consent of the author, to suppress all but the closing
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