Sunday, February 25, 2018

Dear, Old South Side Hill

The fondest thoughts of childhood’s day twine ’round thee, dear old hill, And as I gaze, thy bare, bleak braes with love my bosom thrill; For...

Introduction to the Devout Life

31. Pastimes and recreations. To get out into the open air, be entertained by happy, friendly conversation, play the lute or some other musical...

Generally Speaking

On American morals As I also have the habit, and have never been able to imagine how it could be connected with morality or immorality,...

The Catholic Land Movement

Fr. Vincent McNabb, O.P., S.T.M., from the Catholic Land Movement: it's motives. C.T.S.: London, 1932. Out of Egypt have I called my son (Mt 2:15, Jer...

The Vicar of Christ

FROM: THOMAS WILLIAM M. MARSHALL, “The Vicar of Christ” Protestant Journalism, No. XLVIII London: Burns and Oates, 1874 And when they cannot entice men openly to rebel against...

In each child

In each child I haven’t the strength to hold For yet one moment more An acrid haze of molten air Shrouds the burning shore Entire town engulfed in flame This...

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses

The Three Rulers I saw a Ruler take his stand And trample on a mighty land; The People crouched before his beck, His iron heel was on their...

The Newfoundland Quarterly

Vol IV, No. 2 (October 1904) The Old Coat of Arms at Placentia: The French Arms Although the Fleur-de-Lis was from time immemorial used in ornamentation...

Summa, Question 168: mirth.

Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologica Question 168, Article 4. Whether there is a sin in lack of mirth? I answer that, In human affairs whatever is against reason is a...

Lost Lectures or The Fruits of Experience

Maurice Baring, Lost Lectures of the Fruits of Experience. Peter Davies Ltd, London: 1932. From: High-Brows and Low-Brows Over and over again it has been my fortune...