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Page 121 - Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the Lord, and he answered them.
Page lxxxiii - Receive my head into your hands, for it is a great satisfaction to me to sit facing my holy place, where I was wont to pray, that I may also sitting call upon my Father." And thus on the pavement of his little cell, singing, " Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost," when he had named the Holy Ghost, he breathed his last, and so departed to the heavenly kingdom.
Page 222 - Domine, ne in furore tuo arguas me; * neque in ira tua corripias me. Miserere mei, Domine, quoniam infirmus sum;* sana me, Domine, quoniam conturbata sunt ossa mea.
Page 221 - Beatus vir qui non abiit in consilio impiorum et in via peccatorum non stetit et in cathedra pestilentiae non sedit 2.
Page 113 - ... robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in the city, in perils in the wilderness, in perils in the sea, in perils among false brethren ; in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. Beside those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches.
Page lxxx - Hallelujah !" And when he came to that word, " do not forsake us," he burst into tears, and wept much, and an hour after he began to repeat what he had commenced, and we, hearing it, mourned with him. By turns we read, and by turns we wept, nay, we wept always whilst we read.
Page 126 - ... incursione tueantur. Quod enim turpe est dicere, tot sub nomine monasteriorum loca hi, qui monachicae vitae prorsus sunt expertes, in suam ditionem acceperunt, sicut ipsi melius nostis, ut omnino desit locus, ubi...
Page lxxxi - And when he came to that word, 'do not forsake us,* he burst into tears, and wept much, and an hour after he began to repeat what he had commenced, and we, hearing it, mourned with him. By turns we read, and by turns we wept, nay, we wept always whilst we read. In such joy we passed the days of Lent, till...
Page lxxxii - Which he did ; but at the ninth hour he said to me, ' I have some little articles of value in my chest, such as pepper, napkins, and incense ; run quickly, and bring the priests of our monastery to me, that I may distribute among them the gifts which God has bestowed on me. The rich in this world are bent on giving gold and silver and other precious things ; but I, in love, will joyfully give my brothers what God has given unto me.
Page lxxx - May], and daily read lessons to us his disciples, and whatever remained of the day, he spent in singing psalms ; he also passed all the night awake, in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep prevented it; in which case he no sooner awoke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to give thanks to God with uplifted hands. I declare with truth, that I have never seen with my eyes, nor heard with my ears, any man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. " O truly happy...