Life of St. Francis of Assisi

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Scribner, 1922 - 448 pages
Tells of the life and history of a thirteenth century Italian Catholic friar turned Saint.
 

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Contents

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Page 172 - Praise the LORD from the earth, Ye dragons, and all deeps: Fire and hail, snow and vapour; Stormy wind, fulfilling his word: Mountains and all hills; Fruitful trees and all cedars: Beasts and all cattle ; Creeping things and flying fowl: Kings of the earth and all peoples; Princes and all judges of the earth: Both young men and maidens ; Old men and children : Let them praise the name of the LORD; For his name alone is exalted: His glory is above the earth and heaven.
Page 73 - And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet, for a testimony against them.
Page 300 - Praised be my Lord for our mother the earth, the which doth sustain us and keep us, and bringeth forth divers fruits, and flowers of many colours, and grass. " Praised be my Lord for all those who pardon one another for his love's sake, and who endure weakness and tribulation ; blessed are they who peaceably shall endure ; for thou, O most Highest, shalt give them a crown ! " Praised be my Lord for our sister, the death of the body, from whom no man escapeth.
Page 300 - Highest, shalt give them a crown. Praised be my Lord for our sister, the death of the body, from which no man escapeth. Woe to him who dieth in mortal sin! Blessed are they who are found walking by Thy most Holy Will, for the second death shall have no power to do them harm. Praise ye and bless the Lord, and give thanks unto Him, and serve him with great humility.
Page 250 - Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from before the foundation of the world.
Page 332 - When the Lord gave me some brothers no one showed me what I ought to do, but the Most High himself revealed to me that I ought to live according to the model of the holy gospel.
Page 67 - And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.
Page 73 - THEN he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. 2 And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.
Page 300 - Praised be my Lord for our brother the wind, and for air and cloud, calms and all weather by the which thou upholdest life in all creatures. Praised be my Lord for our sister water, who is very serviceable unto us and humble and precious and clean.
Page 287 - Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without me you can do nothing.

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