Saint Bernadine of Siena

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J. M. Dent & Company, 1906 - Saints - 288 pages

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Page 213 - Cinque prediche a Monache, in lingua volgare, di due celebri Francescani del secolo XV (Prato, 1881).
Page 156 - ... have ten thousand times been found in arms against the Sovereign of the world, yet in that blood all your stains may be washed out, — all your treasons purged. Only do not now seal your damnation by longer rejecting his mercy. Fall down now at his feet. Go not from this house till you have bathed them with your tears and wiped them with the hairs of your head. This is an awful moment. Heaven, earth, and hell are now opened before you. From the throne of God which is placed in the midst the...
Page 227 - Dominican reform at the end of the fourteenth and in the beginning of the fifteenth century, and particularly the part played in it by Dominici and designated by St. Antonine as "primas suscitator ebservantia regularis in Italia,
Page 162 - Le prediche volgari di San Bernardino da Siena dette nella piazza del Campo l'anno MCCCCXXVII, ora primamente edite da LUCIANO BANCHI, Siena, 1880, 1884, 1888 (3 voli.), voi.
Page 183 - Despite the impossibility of rendering the grace, colour and freshness of the Sienese in all its pristine fervour, are not even these pallid versions an echo of Fra Angelico's paintings, of those ravishing visions beginning at that time to adorn many a cloister wall, of the angels and...
Page 212 - ... strong link uniting them, and last, though not least, that ascendancy bestowed by sanctity and possessed by Bernardino in no small degree! But even though the full power or Bernardino's eloquence has gone the way of all things human, the patiently effected work of the poor Sienese fuller [Siena, 1427] serves as a veritable revelation, enabling us to enter more fully into the results obtained by this marvellous preaching, as also into the praise so unstintingly bestowed upon it. By throwing a...

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