Selected Memoirs of Port Royal: To which are Appended Tour to Alert, Visit to Port Royal, Gift of an Abbess, Biographical Notices &c. Taken from Original Documents, Volume 1

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Page 165 - Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel ; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 211 - O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me : give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid. 17 Shew me a token for good ; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed ; because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
Page 321 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned...
Page 352 - In the first place, I was removed from all the wickedness of the world here. I had neither the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye, or the pride of life.
Page x - Blessed is the man, that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly — but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates in his law day and night. He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season : his leaf also shall not wither, and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Page ix - ... be a lamp to the feet and a light to the path of erring man — a shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Page 29 - It is in the moral, rather than in the intellectual qualities of St. Cyran, that his claim to the veneration of posterity must now be rested. He occupies a place in ecclesiastical history as the founder of Jansenism in France. Of that system of religious belief and practice, the origin is...
Page 326 - The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you. The Lord lift up the light of His countenance upon you and give you peace, both now and forever more.
Page 387 - My brethren, count it all joy, when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wantingnothing.
Page 229 - Nicole to assist him in a new work, when the latter observed, " We are now old, is it not time to rest...

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