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...

The Three Taps

Chapter 1. The Euthanasia PolicyIn a sense, though, insurance was but an empirical science until the Indescribable Company made its appearance. The man who...

The Newfoundland Quarterly

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

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...

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

It may be remembered that Miss Dunham noted how Gilbert used to make a mysterious sign in the air as he lit his cigar....

Generally Speaking

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

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses

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

St. Patrick’s Fire

In our culture, the closest thing we have to a state religion is the worship of scientific knowledge, which is really just the worship...

The Hollow Cross

Good artists, musicians, writers, and dramatists are able to reflect reality. Often their work is so true to life that we cannot see it. I...

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...