Dante, "the Central Man of All the World": A Course of Lectures Delivered Before the Student Body of the New York State College for Teachers, Albany, 1919, 1920

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P.J. Kenedy & Sons, 1920 - 283 pages
 

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Page 64 - It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.
Page 16 - I falter where I firmly trod, And falling with my weight of cares Upon the great world's altar-stairs That slope through darkness up to God, I stretch lame hands of faith, and grope, And gather dust and chaff, and call To what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope.
Page 124 - NOW was the hour that wakens fond desire In men at sea, and melts their thoughtful heart Who in the morn have bid sweet friends farewell, And pilgrim newly on his road with love Thrills, if he hear the vesper bell from far, That seems to mourn for the expiring day...
Page 139 - Alone we were, and no Suspicion near us. Oft-times by that reading Our eyes were drawn together, and the hue Fled from our alter'd cheek.
Page 155 - And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
Page 154 - And when he had made a gathering throughout the company to the sum of two thousand drachms of silver, he sent it to Jerusalem to offer a sin-offering, doing therein very well and honestly, in that he was mindful of the resurrection: for if he had not hoped that they that were slain should have risen again, it had been superfluous and vain to pray for the dead...
Page 258 - A dame, to whom none openeth pleasure's gate More than to death, was, 'gainst his father's will, His stripling choice : and he did make her his, Before the spiritual court, by nuptial bonds, And in his father's sight : from day to day, Then loved her more devoutly.
Page 192 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, . > As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, f We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 282 - Within its depths I saw ingathered, bound by love in one volume, the scattered leaves of all the universe ; substance and accidents and their relations, as though together fused, after such fashion that what I tell of is one simple flame.
Page 182 - And Mary said: Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done to me according to thy word.

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