A Spiritual Aeneid

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Longmans, Green, 1918 - Cardinals - 263 pages

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Page 254 - From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends.
Page 253 - They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak; They are slaves who will not choose Hatred, scoffing, and abuse, Rather than in silence shrink From the truth they needs must think; They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
Page 18 - Hos ego digrediens lacrimis adfabar obortis : ' Vivite felices, quibus est fortuna peracta jam sua ; nos alia ex aliis in fata vocamur. vobis parta quies ; nullum maris aequor arandum...
Page 9 - Treason doth never prosper ; what's the reason ? For if it prosper none dare call it treason.
Page 136 - Sorrowing she [Rome] calls us like that Mother of old, who sought her Son and could not find him, as he sat refuting the doctors in the Temple; but we too must be about our Father's business, though we meet our Mother again only after a Gethsemane, it may be, a Calvary. And surely we dare not doubt that Jesus will be our Shepherd, till the time when he gathers his fold together ; and that though we do not live to see it, England will once again become the dowry of Mary, and the Church of England...
Page 189 - We were young, we were merry, we were very very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes And a man with his back to the East.
Page 247 - I had been encouraged to suppose, and fully prepared to find, that the immediate result of submission to Rome would be the sense of having one's liberty cramped and restricted in a number of ways, necessary no doubt to the welfare of the Church at large, but galling to the individual.
Page 218 - Spera in Domino, et fac bonitatem : et inhabita terram, et pasceris in divitiis ejus.
Page 37 - Catonic pleasure in the defeated cause". It is hardly surprising, then, that the knowledge that there actually was a Cause "for which clergymen had been sent to prison, a Bishop censured, noble lives spent...

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