Life and revelations of saint Margaret of Cortona, tr. by F.M. Mahony

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Page 236 - The Hidden Life of Jesus: a Lesson and Model to Christians. Translated from the French of BOUDON. Cloth, 35. "This profound and valuable work has been very carefully and ably translated by Mr. Thompson.
Page 236 - We congratulate Mr. Thompson on the way in which he has accomplished his task, and we earnestly hope that an increased devotion to the Holy Angels may be the reward of his labour of love." — Tablet. "A beautiful translation.
Page 42 - Thou art, of what sort the eternal life of the saints was to be, which eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive.
Page 58 - Or pore over you through a microscope, to see how your blood circulates from the crown of your head to the sole of your foot...
Page 234 - The life and writings of this saintly religious have, during the last fifteen years, excited great interest in her native country, France, and we cannot doubt but that her very enthralling and most edifying biography, now for the first time presented to English Catholics, will meet with many readers and admirers.
Page 128 - You wonder at the brilliant robe that Magdalen is wearing; know that she earned it in the desert cave. There also did she acquire the crown of precious stones by her victories over temptation, and by the penance of which she imposed upon herself.
Page 102 - Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thon among women, and blessed Is the fruit of thy womb.
Page 233 - Salford, and the work will bear the imprimatur of the Cardinal- Archbishop of Westminster. The Life of M. Olier, although of a deeply spiritual character, as being the history of a most devout and holy Priest, is also full of varied and stirring action, inasmuch as he was a man of extraordinary energy and courage, who occupied a prominent position in...
Page 236 - The facts of her life are all proved by conclusive evidence. The book is one which all pious Catholics will find to be eminently instructive and of great practical utility, besides having its own special and enthralling interest.
Page 236 - ... direction ; the four last things. " " The ' Life and •Writings ' of Marie Lataste have passed the most searchIng ordeal, and there can be no reasonable doubt that she was the recipient of extraordinary gifts and illuminations, from which came the infused knowledge by which she was enabled to discourse so wonderfully upon heavenly things.

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