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Catholic World (Volume 47) (Paperback) Loot Price: R877 Discovery Miles 8 770
Catholic World (Volume 47) (Paperback): Paulist Fathers
Catholic World (Volume 47) (Paperback): Paulist Fathers

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Paulist Fathers

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1888. Excerpt: ... established near Apia by the Catholic priests on the island, struck Mr. Ballon, when he "paused to think," as " the height of absurdity." What interested us most in his book was its record of the ubiquitous Chinaman, present everywhere, everywhere depraved and filthy as a rule, to which the exceptions are as honorable as they are few, and everywhere the double of the Anglo-Saxon in the work of supplanting the native races. What is to be done for the Chinaman among us? A constant factor in Western civilization, he cannot be escaped and must be reckoned with. Mr. Ballou has no suggestions to offer, but he chronicles the fact that John is everywhere esteemed an undesirable guest by both civilized and uncivilized peoples. Henry VIII. And The English Monasteries: An Attempt to Illustrate the History of their Suppression. By Francis Aidan Gasquet, O.S.B. London: John Hodges. 1888. Vol.1. For sale in New York by the Catholic Publication Society Co.] We cannot do better than place at the head of our notice of this most important work the words of Mr. James Gairdner in his review of it in a recent number of the Academy, coming as they do from one who, having distinguished himself by his works on this period of English history, and being at the same time a Protestant, is at once both competent to form a judgment and without bias in favor of the church. He says at the conclusion of his article: "Such is the real story of the famous visitation of the monasteries, as it appears in Father Gasquet's book. It is a new story, which it was impossible to tell even a few years ago with anything like accuracy, simply because the original evidences had not been made sufficiently accessible or comprehensively catalogued in true chronological order. But, although the author is avowedly himself a monk, and...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Paulist Fathers
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 378
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-38016-3
Barcode: 9781154380163
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-38016-5

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