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Page 11 - This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that JESUS CHRIST came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.
Page 78 - We will not be the dregs of all : seeing other nations have the law of God, which is the law of our faith, written in their own language.
Page 13 - I HAVE regularly and attentively read these Holy Scriptures ; and am of opinion, that this volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have befn composed.
Page 163 - Mollahs, as well as the rabble. He was a beardless youth, and evidently enfeebled by disease. He dwelt among us for more than a year. I was then a decided enemy to Infidels, as the Christians are termed by the followers of...
Page 14 - Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter.
Page 163 - Mahomet, and I visited this teacher of the despised sect with the declared object of treating him with scorn, and exposing his doctrines to contempt. Although I persevered for some time in this...
Page 163 - I could not refrain from paying him a farewell visit. Our conversation — the memory of it will never fade from the tablet of my mind — sealed my conversion. He gave me a book — it has ever been my constant companion — the study of it has formed my most delightful occupation — its contents have often consoled me.
Page 70 - France," that the Catholic faith is extremely shaken in this our diocese, and St. Peter's boat is so violently tossed with waves, that it is in great danger of sinking.