Tag Archives: Shakespeare

He Hath Borne Our Griefs

Lo! I will declare the best of dreams which I dreamt in the middle of the night, when human creatures lay at rest. It seemed to me that I saw a wondrous tree rising aloft, encompassed with light, the brightest … Continue reading

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Even Unto the End of the World

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Whosoever therefore shall be ashamed of me and of my … Continue reading

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The One Great Mystery

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him. And it was revealed unto him by … Continue reading

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In the Land of the Stranger

And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and … Continue reading

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The Vision of His Europe and His People

Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne’er be quiet; For every pelting, petty officer Would use his heaven for thunder, Nothing but thunder. Merciful Heaven, Thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt, Splits the unwedgeable … Continue reading

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Be Not Afraid

But he saith unto them, It is I; be not afraid. –John 6: 20 The Pope’s recent denial of the immortality of the soul and the existence of hell was not particularly shocking to anyone familiar with the present Pope’s … Continue reading

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Our Faith Is Our Destiny

The original purpose of poetry is either religious or historical, or, as most frequently happens, a mixture of both. – Sir Walter Scott Prior to the 20th century, the European bards wrote about the trials and travails of a Christian … Continue reading

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