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The Book of the Foundations (Paperback) Loot Price: R450
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The Book of the Foundations (Paperback): Saint Teresa

The Book of the Foundations (Paperback)

Saint Teresa

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... difficulty was so great, that her relations told her it was in vain to hope she would succeed. And as she was almost continually confined to her bed on account of her great infirmities (as I have mentioned), they told her that no monastery would admit her as a nun. She answered that if within a month our Lord gave her health, she would know by that sign His Divine Majesty was pleased a monastery should be erected, and that she herself would go to court to obtain the license. At this time, she had kept her bed more than half a year; and for about eight years before, she was hardly able to stir out of it, during which period she had a continual hectic fever, phthisic, dropsy, with an inflammation of the liver so violent, that it burnt her exteriorly, even her shift, a thing apparently incredible; but I inquired about the truth from the physician who attended her, being extremely astonished myself. Besides all these afflictions, she had the running gout and the sciatica. On a Saturday, being the Vigil of St. Sebastian, our Lord gave her such perfect health, that she knew not how to conceal the miracle from being known. She says that when our Lord wished to cure her, He gave her such an inward trembling, that her sister thought she was on the point of death; and immediately she perceived in her body a most wonderful change, and in her soul (she says) she perceived another change, so much was she Fains in the hip-bone, altered for the better. Her health gave her very great pleasure, as it enabled her to continue the business of the monastery, for she paid no regard to the suffering. From the commencement of God's calling her, He inspired her with such a detestation of herself, that her afflictions appeared nothing to her. She says she had such a...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Saint Teresa
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-54425-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-54425-2
Barcode: 9781150544255

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