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1851 edition. Excerpt: ... "Again, hear St. Paul: ou ei? yip vote
rrjv iavTov aiipica ip-tar/aev, iU' eicrpecfiei Kiu 6a7rtt
"Alexander," she said, "recollect, 'Wisdom is justified of all her
children.'" When the figure had finished, she knelt down, crossed
herself, and appeared to pray with great earnestness: for the first
time since she entered the chapel, she shewed signs of the deepest
emotion; she cried bitterly, and while one hand was raised towards
heaven, the other was stretched towards me. The whiteness and
surpassing delicacy of her hands struck me with admiration, and the
expression of her face and ner attitude was quite divine;
expressive at once of the most ardent charity, and of the holiness
which God the Creator alone can give. When she had continued in
prayer for a few minutes, her countenance assumed a ray of
ineffable joy and tranquillity, and as she rose from her knees she
gave me a look whose celestial expression I am quite unable to
render into words. evOvfiia cnrXoTTjH.) I felt strangely consoled
by this look of interest, but at the same time a pang of the most
acute description wrung my very heart. 1 exclaimed aloud, Oh
mother, mother, Marguerite I never saw any countenance but yours
like that. The recollection of my darling mother and her last words
to me, brought a flood of tears to my relief. I wept long and
bitterly. I never felt, I think, so desolate and heart-broken. I
had buried my face in my hands, and it was some time before I
became sufficiently master of myself to raise my head
Joy--simplicity, candour, liberality. and look around, and come to
some satisfactory conclusion after all I had seen and heard. The
arguments, both Catholic and Protestant, came into my mind with a
force and clearness quite supernatural. I was quite puzzled...
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