Funeral oration delivered at the ... obsequies of the lady Gwendaline Talbot, princess Borghese

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Page 24 - I was hungry, and you gave me to eat ; thirsty, and you gave me to drink ; naked, and you clothed me ; sick and in prison, and you came unto me.
Page 24 - Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Page 13 - All those things are passed away like a shadow, and like a post that runneth on. And as a ship that passeth through the waves: whereof, when it is gone by, the trace cannot be found, nor the path of its keel in the waters.
Page 19 - ... that, before his elevation to the papal chair, he chanced one day to pass through the slavemarket at Rome, and perceiving some children of great beauty, who were set up for sale, he inquired about their country, and finding they were English pagans, he is said to have cried out in the Latin language, Non Angli sed Angeli, forent, si essent Christiani.
Page 12 - Vanity of vanities and all is vanity, but to love God and to serve him alone. Take it not then amiss if I recommend to yr. Ldp. to read every day one short chapter in that little book entitled Think Well On't and to allow yourself regularly at least one quarter of an hour in the morning and as much in the evening to be spent in prayer. This will draw down God's blessing upon...
Page 11 - Holy, therefore, says the sacred text, and salutary is the thought of praying for the dead, that they may be loosed from their sins.

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