The Novice of Saint Dominick, Volume 2

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Page 1 - One part, one little part, we dimly scan Through the dark medium of life's feverish dream ; Yet dare arraign the whole stupendous plan, If but that little part incongruous seem. Nor is that part perhaps what mortals deem ; Oft from apparent ill our blessings rise. O then renounce that impious self-esteem, That aims to trace the secrets of the skies ; For thou art but of dust ; be humble, and be 'wise.
Page 316 - But that sweet fit that doth true beauty love, And chuseth virtue for its dearest dame, Whence springs all noble deeds and never.dying fame : Well did antiquity a god thee doom.
Page 193 - ... in her father. Afterwards mounting his horse, he said, he was going " towards the enemy, and that the fair one should soon hear what he had " performed through his passion for her.
Page 229 - I was too weak to allow them to extract " the ball, without endangering my life, '* which lay almost within a hair's breadth

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