The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5-new [3rd] [Vol.11 of the new [2nd] ser. is imperf. Continued as The Home and foreign review]., Volume 7

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Page 215 - ... the Most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.
Page 144 - And if he will not hear thee, take with thee one or two more ; that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may stand. And if he will not hear them, tell the church. And if he will not hear the church, let him be to thee as the heathen and the publican.
Page 452 - England - cheerfully to carry the cross you shall lay upon us, and never to despair your recovery, while we have a man left to enjoy your Tyburn, or to be racked with your torments, or consumed with your prisons. The expense is reckoned, the enterprise is begun; it is of God, it cannot be withstood. So the faith was planted, so it must be restored.
Page 290 - In the whole course of my communication with him, I never knew an instance in which he did not show the strongest attachment to truth ; and I never saw in the whole course of my life the smallest reason for suspecting that he...
Page 47 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 59 - It was in full sight — the mighty crystal bridge which connects the two continents of America and Greenland. I say continents ; for Greenland, however insulated it may ultimately prove to be, is in mass strictly continental.
Page 51 - It is not a Convent, it is not a Seminary ; it is a place to fit men of the world for the world. We cannot possibly keep them from plunging into the world, with all its ways and principles and maxims, when their time comes ; but we can prepare them against what is inevitable ; and it is not the way to learn to swim in troubled waters, never to have gone into them.
Page 51 - ... in living and breathing substance. They will meet him there in all the charm of novelty, and all the fascination of genius or of amiableness. To-day a pupil, to-morrow a member of the great world : to-day confined to the Lives of the Saints, to-morrow thrown upon Babel...
Page 229 - ... a letter, passed from one person to another over the same space ? Would they think, that because they could trust most servants to deliver a letter, however long or important, therefore, they could trust the same...
Page 204 - ... now to be seen every morning in his accustomed place, repeating those blessed truths which teach him to love the Lord with all his heart, and mind, and soul, and strength, and his neighbour as himself...

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