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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...LORY AND MAJESTY BY JUAN JOSAFAT BEN-EZRA, A CONVERTED JEW TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH, WITH A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE, BY THE REV. EDWAR... ...T, LONDON MDCCCXXVII THIS EDITION PUBLISHED BY J G TILLIN ENGLAND © MM Coming of Messiah Vol. 1 -ii- CONTENTS DEDICATION. ............ ................................................................1 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE BY THE TRANSLATOR. ................................................ ............................................................................129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK .................................................... ... greatly afflicted because of the present unawakened and even dead condition of all the churches, with respect to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ... ...y worldly principles and confederacies, and hasten the ruin and downfall of the present churches. And now, forasmuch as it is to those who look for h... ...e Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost, under that seal including Protestants, Roman Catholics, Greek church, Armenians, &c. and all the sects of... ... galleon which was ever carried into a British port; this parish priest received from a Catholic friend on the continent, whose name I may not mentio... ...are to follow. And this truly, which was so much laughed at by the sapient order of the critics, is to my mind the most solid and well-grounded part ...

The coming of the Messiah.

...ALL that I have to say to thee, my venerable friend Christophilus, reduces itself to the serious and formal examination of one single point; which, in the present constitution or system of the church and the world, appears to me of the highest importance; viz. Whether the ideas which we entertain concerning t...

...CONTENTS DEDICATION...1 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE BY THE TRANSLATOR.....3 PART II...32 CHAPTER I.....33 CHAPTER II....46 CHAPTER III ....67 CHAPTER IV....85 CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY...113 TO THE READER....129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK ...130 DEDECATION....135 PREFACE.....1...

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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...ign Copyright © 2008 Lee Emory Edited by Lee Emory Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Si... ...ry Printed and published in the U.S.A. by MountainView Publishing A division of Treble Heart Books Sierra Vista, AZ http://www.trebleheartbooks.com Th... ...ebleheartbooks.com This is a non-fiction work. All rights reserved. No part of this book or any other copyrighted materials contained herein, used by... ...nal storage and retrieval system, without express permission in writing from the publishers. ISBN: 978-1-932695-79-3 “Scripture taken from the New Ce... ...experience in battle.” Judges 3:1-2 ( NLT) B eginning on January 1, 2006, my church began the Bible in 90 Days reading challenge. I’ve read through th... ...in folders and boxes believing they were not eloquent. I was amazed when our church published a book of my Advent devotionals for mothers in the 1970s... ...ent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; t... ... Raul Escobar. He told the woman of the house in Argentina, “I…I think I’m a Catholic.” She replied, “That is the saddest thing I’ve ever heard. You d... ...eorgia. Kate Dolan, after coming east from Chicago to attend college at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, grew 171 attached to t...

...Join a variety of well-known authors as they share the Scripture or quotations they find inspiring to their writing. The devotionals they?ve contributed reflect all aspects of the writing life: basic motivation, rejection, publishing and su...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...samvak.tripod.com/ ISBN: 9989-929-40-8 Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...wn for 2 months in 1961 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Not one of the art critics, journalists, 116,000 visitors, or curators has noticed ... ... Despite his connections with leading painters, gallery owners, art professors and critics - his brother owned a successful art dealership in Paris... ...has murdered, or exiled his political rivals throughout his career. He confiscated church funds and imposed onerous taxes on the populace. Conseque... ...and "All Hallows' Eve". People prayed to prepare the souls of the departed for the Catholic All Saints' Day on November 1. October 31 was also ... ... it gave birth to him - and remained a virgin in perpetuity. This is the official (Catholic) doctrine. But Jesus had brothers and sisters - plent...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Cornhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...rnhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...en bells, sud- denly a bell began to toll very much like that of a country church, and on going on deck we found an awning raised, a desk with a flag ... ...ere grey and solemn. Farms and gardens, convent towers, white villages and churches, and buildings that no doubt were hermitages once, upon the sharp ... ..., with a hand on the hip and a cigar in the mouth. These must be the chief critics at the great bull-fight house yonder by the Alameda, with its scant... ...ck which has an air at all picturesque or romantic; there is a plain Roman Catholic cathedral, a hideous new Protestant church of the cigar-divan arch... ...e it is impossible for us to comprehend the source and nature of the Roman Catholic devotion. I once went into a church at Rome at the request of a Ca...

...Excerpt: After a voyage, during which the captain of the ship has displayed uncommon courage, seamanship, affability, or other good qualities, grateful passengers often present him with a token of their esteem, in the shape of teapots, tankards, trays, &c. of pre...

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The Warden

By: Anthony Trollope

...by Anthony T ro llope A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Warden by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State U... ...ASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Warden by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ome one of the most coveted of the snug clerical sinecures attached to our church. It was now wholly in the bishop’s gift, and though the dean and cha... ... additions of vellum, typography, and gilding, a collection of our ancient church music, with some correct dissertations on Purcell, Crotch, and Nares... ...ts, put forth in the quaintest language. He cannot write English, said the critics. No matter, said the public; we can read what he does write, and th... ...ence by Protestant Irish members, and as vehemently denounced by the Roman Catholic; and it was justly considered that no further union between the pa...

Excerpt: The Warden by Anthony Trollope.

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A Tramp Abroad

By: Mark Twain

... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publi... ... A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publicat... ...y Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any ... ...nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. N... ... me; then he threw out two or three more insults, which I could not understand, further than that I knew a portion of them consisted of language not u... ...onths at a time, and then retire to this miserable wooden den and spend a few months in repenting and getting ready for another good time. She was a d... ...eral days. He was a rabid Protestant, and he was always saying: “In the Protestant cantons you never see such poverty and dirt and squalor as you do i... ...as already beginning to be felt in the art of the Republic. The Trunk is bound or bor- dered with leather all around where the lid joins the main body... ...The doll-faces of other painted babes may mean one thing, they may mean another, but with the “Moses” the case is different. The most famous of all th...

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The Black Dwarf

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Dwarf by Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...ssics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...task of recording the pleasant narratives of my Landlord, I will let these critics know, to their own eternal shame and confusion as well as to the ab... ..., answerable for their con- tents, more or less. And now, ye generation of critics, who raise yourselves up as if it were brazen serpents, to hiss wit... ...s were of a different cast, chiefly polemical. He never went to the parish church, and was there- fore suspected of entertaining heterodox opinions, t... ...omance, to fill up the alternative.” “And what if he threatened you with a catholic aunt, an abbess, and a cloister?” “Then,” said Miss Ilderton, “I w... ...t the bottom o’ the haill villainy! Ye see he’s leagued wi’ the Cumberland Catholics; and that agrees weel wi’ what Elshie hinted about Westburnflat, ...

...Introduction: As I may, without vanity, presume that the name and official description prefixed to this Proem will secure it, from the sedate and reflecting part of mankind, to whom only I would be understood to address myself, such attention as is due to the sedulous instructo...

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The Chouans

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a pu... ...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...cal coloring to which so much value is attached in these days,—though some critics do assert that it injures the representation of sentiments. 4 The ... .... The only meetings among them are on Sundays and feast-days in the parish church. These silent assemblies, under the eye of the rector (the only rule... ...eard by the men, “it is just; haven’t the Blues seized the property of the Church, and our own?” Another murmur, very different from the growl with wh... ...known under his patronymic of Rifoel, was silent before the general of the Catholic armies. “What is all this about, gentlemen?” asked the marquis, ex... ...enterprise before I have time to make a faithful report to the king on the Catholic armies of Brit- tany. I charge you, in case you live to see the Re...

...Excerpt: An Ambuscade. Early in the year VIII., at the beginning of Vendemiaire, or, to conform to our own calendar, towards the close of September, 1799, a hundred or so of peasants and a large number of citizens, who had left Fougeres in the morning on th...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

... Twenty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...enty-six through Fifty) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nis... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...f an honest round game (wherein me fawther, as pious a man as ever went to church, me uncle Dane Malony, and our cousin the Bishop, took a hand at loo... ...is happy time there was novelty and amusement for all parties. There was a church to see, or a picture-gallery—there was a ride, or an opera. The band... ...es and towers and plantations of flowers and shrubs, under which the Roman Catholic dead repose. It seemed a humiliation to old Osborne to think that ... ...d her charmed everybody who wit- nessed his behaviour, caused the severest critics to admit how perfect a gentleman he was, and to own that his Lordsh...

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A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

By: Honoré de Balzac

...sions Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ns Part II) by Honore de Balzac, trans. Ellen Marriage is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ue de Cluny, one of the poorest and darkest slums, shut in be- tween three churches and the old buildings of the Sorbonne. I have a furnished room on ... ...ravity of the diners is hardly relaxed. Perhaps this gravity is due to the catholicity 44 A Distinguished Provincial at Paris of the wine, which chec... ...“But my book is very serious. It is an attempt to set the struggle between Catholics and Calvinists in its true light; the Catholics were supporters o... ...Royalist and Ministerial journals; still, though Canalis is 85 Balzac for Church and King, and patronized by the Court and the clergy, he reaches oth... ...ook, and such another paper made a vigorous reply.’ Then you criticise the critics ‘C’ and ‘L’; pay me a passing compliment on the first article in th...

...Excerpt: PART I. Mme. De Bargeton and Lucien de Rubempre had left Angouleme behind, and were traveling together upon the road to Paris. Not one of the party who made that journey alluded to it afterwards; but it may be believed that an infatuated youth who had looked forward to the delights of an elopement, must have found the continual pre...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...CS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...cept by theft and crime. No King, no council, can seize and torture me; no Church, no nation silence me. Such powers of ruthless and complete suppres-... ...t I could undertake. I could build whole towns with streets and houses and churches and citadels; I could bridge every 11 H G Wells gap in the oilclo... ...ing, and upon nations for weakening towards Ritualism, or treating Ro- man Catholics as tolerable human beings; there would be great rejoicings over t... ...one of the odd social developments of the great suburban growths— unkindly critics, blind to the inner meanings of things, call them, I believe, Monke...

Excerpt: The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells.

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...x by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ion of 1830, Guerande is still a town apart, essentially Breton, fervently Catholic, silent, self-contained,—a place where modern ideas 7 Beatrix hav... ... whose presence still lingers in a fold of your heart. 9 Beatrix Near the church of Guerande stands a mansion which is to the town what the town is t... ... a stone dais like those that crown the statues of saints at the portal of churches. Can you not see a woman walking in the morning along this balcony... ... with the East, where the semi-Saracenic architects, careless of the great Catholic thought, give four leaves to clover, while Chris- tian art is fait... ...ways;” “My dear, that is a thing which is never done,” etc. Many bourgeois critics unjustly deny the innocence and vir- tue of young girls who, like S...

...Excerpt: Note. It is somewhat remarkable that Balzac, dealing as he did with traits of character and the minute and daily circumstances of life, has never been accused of representing actual persons in the two or three thousand portraits which he painted of human nature....

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley... ...t Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publi... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... except on public buildings. At Arcis the chateau, the law courts, and the church are the only stone buildings. Nevertheless, Champagne, or, if you pr... ...olution. Attached to the Simeuse family, and consequently, good 39 Balzac Catholics, the Beauvisage father and mother desired to have their son bapti... ... actual position. Hence his real strength. Strong men are always their own critics. Under the Restoration he had made the most of his former condition... ...nd expose the present pious guardian of literary orthodoxy to the wrath of critics. In presence of this diffi- culty, the author would find himself gr... ...ntre, and is republican without wanting a republic, he proclaims himself a Catholic, and sits astride the hobby of that party, namely,—liberty of educ...

...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no...

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The Young Step-Mother; Or a Chronicle of Mistakes

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ...By Charlotte M. Yonge A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is ... ...ctronic Classics Series Publication The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...ther; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... was an annihilating silence, which Albinia did not attempt to disturb. At church time, she met the young ladies in the hall, in pink bonnets and sea-... ... fire, looking piteous, and pronouncing his tooth far too bad for going to church, and she had just time for a fresh administration of camphor before ... ...if she had known how to set about it. ‘I suppose Miss Belmarche is a Roman Catholic,’ she said, wishing to account for this wonderful ignorance, and a... ...jects on which he was at home, and they discussed new books and criticised critics, so that his deep reading showed itself, and even a grave, quiet to... ...er pined away and died of grief. My daughter and granddaugh- ter go to the Catholic burying-ground at Hadminster on her fete day, to dress her grave w...

Excerpt: The Young Step-Mother; Or A Chronicle of Mistakes by Charlotte M. Yonge.

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Glasses

By: Henry James

... Glasses by Henry James is a ... ... Glasses by Henry James is a pub... ... Glasses by Henry James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Docu- ment file is furnished free and without... ...s furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own ri... ... not enough people to go round. His father had been some- thing or other in the Treasury; his grandfather on the mother’s side had been something or o... ...y friend appeared now to have embarked. I remember too making up my mind about the cleverness, which had its uses and I suppose in impen- etrable shad... ...nd her words seemed to me stupendous in their wisdom. “I take several a day,” she continued. She might have been an ancient woman responding with humi... ...through a horror of black darkness. Then came a gleam of light, and the light appears to have broadened. She went into goggles as repentant Magdalens ... ... of their provocations. I nursed in short the thought that it was probably open to him to develop as one of the types about whom, as the years go on, ...

...Excerpt: Yes indeed, I say to myself, pen in hand, I can keep hold of the thread and let it lead me back to the first impression. The little story is all there, I can touch it from point to point; for the thread, as I call it, is a row of colored beads on a string. None of the beads are miss...

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The Blithedale Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...y Nathaniel Hawthorne A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pen... ...lication The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...lid character, and a philanthropist to boot. I am only a poet, and, so the critics tell me, no great affair at that! But what can this business be, Mr... ...njoy our interval of repose. Some, I believe, went devoutly to the village church. Others, it may be, ascended a city or a country pulpit, wearing the... ...as, in truth, divine—has been prone to mingle it. I have always envied the Catholics their faith in that sweet, sacred Virgin Mother, who stands betwe... ...cting any new discoveries. Late in the after noon, the weathercock on the church spire indicated a change of wind; the sun shone dimly out, as if the... ...e wall. Here is displayed the museum of wax figures, illustrating the wide catholicism of earthly renown, by mixing up heroes and statesmen, the pope ...

...Excerpt: Old Moodie. The evening before my departure for Blithedale, I was returning to my bachelor apartments, after attending the wonderful exhibition of the Veiled Lady, when an elderly man of rather shabby appearance met me in an obscure part...

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Sandra Belloni Originally Emilia in England

By: George Meredith

...ics Series Publication Sandra Belloni by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Series Publication Sandra Belloni by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...e interrogator: “Oh, because—do you know, we have very select music at our church?” “We have a highly-paid organist,” added Arabella. “Recently electe... ...also we owe everything to the licence our poets have taken in the teeth of critics. Shall I give you examples? It is not necessary. Our simplest prose... ...now, my feeling is, and I cannot at all account for it, that if she were a Catholic she would not seem so gross?” “Some of the poetry of that religion... ... her note high from a full chest and with glad bright eyes, which her fair critics thought just one de- gree brazen, after the revelation in the doorw... ...ister. She said pointedly once: “Really, if we are to be miserable, I turn Catholic and go into a convent.” The strange thing was that Arabella imagin...

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Vittoria

By: George Meredith

... Classics Series Publication Vittoria by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...assics Series Publication Vittoria by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...t asses,’ may not be absolutely objectionable, for transparency is, as the critics rightly insist, meritorious in a composition. And, according to the... ...and I must have distractions. My present distraction is De Pyrmont, a good Catholic and a good Aus- trian soldier, though a Frenchman. I grieve to say... ...of insurrection—a carol, a jangle of all dis- cord, savage as flame. Every church of the city lent its iron tongue to the peal; and now they joined an... ...strange and sudden devotion to the king. Rainy dawn and the tongues of the churches ushered in the last day of street fighting. Ammiani found Romara a... ...shed the Austrians to be beaten, remarking, how- ever, that they were good Catholics, most fervent Catholics. As the Lord decided, so it would end! “O...

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Seraphita

By: Honoré de Balzac

...a by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...a hand of faith, on which the pilgrims lean, in the choir of some glorious church, to think upon the end of man. I am, madame, with respect, Your devo... ...lity. T o some Christians his descriptions have seemed scandalous. Certain critics have ridiculed the celestial substance of his temples, his golden p... ...e. In fact, his amazing vigor and omniscience are not denied by any of his critics, not even by his enemies. “Nevertheless,” said Monsieur Becker, slo... ...n; her days are spent in the state of mystical contemplation which was, so Catholic writers tell us, habitual with the early Christian solitaries, in ... ...o a step further. You believe in physics. But your physics begin, like the Catholic religion, with an act of faith. Do they not pre-suppose some exter...

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Don Quixote

By: Miquel de Cervantes

...Don Quixote by Miquel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby 1922 edition of Ormsby’s translation. Part One A Penn State Electronic Classics Series P... ... One by Miquel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby, 1922 ed. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...e by Miquel de Cervantes, trans. John Ormsby, 1922 ed. is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...tugal, and produced a goodly line of men distin- guished in the service of Church and State. Gonzalo himself, and apparently a son of his, followed Fe... ...e in his criticism on the drama. His identification has exercised the best critics and baffled all the ingenuity and research that has been brought to... ...no doubt, is that of all the books in the world, “Don Quixote” is the most catholic. There is something in it for every sort of reader, young or old, ... ...ore, it is absurd to speak of him in the gushing strain of the sentimental critics when they dilate upon his nobleness, disinter- estedness, dauntless... ... committing an assault upon priests or things of the Church, which, like a Catholic and faithful Christian as I am, I respect and revere, but upon pha...

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