Abbé Mouret's Transgression

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Marion Company, 1915 - 305 strán (strany)

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Strana 89 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the Office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands. Whose sins thou dost forgive, they are forgiven; and whose sins thou dost retain, they are retained.
Strana 252 - David builded for an armoury, Whereon there hang a thousand bucklers, All the shields of the mighty men. Thy two breasts are like two fawns that are twins of a roe, Which feed among the lilies. Until the day be cool and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, And to the hill of frankincense.
Strana 259 - Kimball, every component particle of his body, from the crown of his head to the soles of his feet, will be resurrected, and he, in the flesh, will see God and converse with Him; and see his brethren and associate with them and they will enjoy a happy eternity together.
Strana 186 - ... the forest the nightingales sent forth pearly, voluptuous notes, and the stags bellowed their love aloud. Reptiles and insects, every species of invisible life, every atom of matter, the earth itself joined in the great chorus. It was the chorus of love and of nature— the chorus of the whole wild world; and in the very sky the clouds were radiant with rapture, as to those two children Love revealed the Eternity of Life. [Now follow the second and third of the three passages objected to in 1889....
Strana 82 - Assyrians, &c. all would deserve to be of no other value than dirt, if to be possessed with hazard of falling at last into the pit of hell. Let us call to mind that sentence of our blessed Saviour : " What will it avail a man to gain the whole world, if he lose his soul...
Strana 291 - ... hyacinths and tuberoses. And then a final rapture was granted her. With her eyes wide open she smiled at the room. Ah ! how she had loved there! And how happily she was there going to die! At that supreme moment the plaster cupids suggested nothing impure to her; the amorous paintings disturbed her no more. She was conscious of nothing beneath that blue ceiling save the intoxicating perfume of the flowers.
Strana 73 - John's vision, clothed with the Sun, crowned with twelve stars, and having the Moon beneath her feet.
Strana 174 - AI bine no longer spoke of them as children at play, and Serge ventured on none of his former hypotheses. Chatto and Windus, 1900. p. 174. They began to laugh, but there was a nervous ring about their merriment as they glanced at the nude and frisking cupids which started to life again on all the panels. They no longer took those survivals of voluptuous eighteenth century art to represent mere children at play. Henry Vizetelly, 1886. pp. 213-14. The voices were growing more distinct and articulate....
Strana 37 - If you live all alone you get to see things queerly . . . The trees are no longer trees, the earth puts on the ways of a living being, the stones seem to tell you tales.

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