The life and legend of the Lady Saint Clare

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1910 - Assisi (Italy) - 154 pages

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Page 153 - O all ye that pass by the way, attend, and see if there be any sorrow like to my sorrow : for he hath made a vintage of me, as the Lord spoke in the day of his fierce anger.
Page 148 - If any one love me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our abode with him.
Page 127 - ... seeking council of Clare through Brother Masseo, invoking her spiritual help at a time when Francis was perplexed as to 170 THE FAMILY whether he should give himself " to preaching or wholly unto prayer." He showed his thought fulness and affection, as the Mirror of Perfection says, by his making " certain holy words with music for the comforting and edification of the Poor Ladies.
Page 140 - The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Page 129 - ... sisters of St Damian of Assisi, the foremost rival of the holy man in preserving Evangelical Perfection, fearing to die before him, because both were then sore sick, wept most bitterly and would not be consoled, for that she thought that she should not see before her death blessed Francis, her consoler and master and her first founder in the grace of God, and therefore she signified this by a certain friar to the blessed Father. Hearing which the saint was moved with compassion, for he loved...
Page 24 - He who feeds the birds of the air, and clothes the lilies of the field, will provide for me and my fellow exiles...
Page 141 - More easily shall a camel enter through the eye of a needle than a rich man into the kingdom of God.

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