The Revival of the Conventual Life in the Church of England in the Nineteenth Century

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Сторінка 15 - The sharpness of their wits, and suddenness of their conceits, which their enemies must allow unto them, might by education be improved into a judicious solidity, and that adorned with arts, which now they want, not because they cannot learn, but are not taught them. I say, if such feminine foundations...
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Сторінка 67 - That the notions and practices connected with the doctrine of the superlative merit of religious celibacy, were at once the causes and the effects of errors in theology, of perverted moral sentiments, of superstitious usages, of hierarchical usurpations ; and that they furnish us with a criterion for estimating the GENERAL VALUE...
Сторінка 63 - ... that it would be the will of God that I should lead a single life. This anticipation, which has held its ground almost continuously ever since, — with the break of a month now and a month then, up to 1829, and, after that date, without any break at all,-— was more or less connected in my mind with the notion, that my calling in life would require such a sacrifice as celibacy involved; as, for instance, missionary work among the heathen, to which I had a great drawing for some years.
Сторінка 217 - ADDRESSES during a Retreat of the Companions of the Love of Jesus, engaged in Perpetual Intercession for the Conversion of Sinners. 8vo., cloth, 3s. 6d.
Сторінка 95 - No wise man doubts that the Reformation was imperfect, or that in the Romish system there were many good institutions, and practices, and feelings, which it would be most desirable to restore amongst ourselves. Daily church services, frequent communions, memorials of our Christian calling continually presented to our notice, in crosses and way-side oratories; commemorations of holy men, of all times and countries; the doctrine of the communion of saints practically taught; religious orders...
Сторінка 62 - I am obliged to mention, though I do it with great reluctance, another deep imagination, which at this time, the autumn of 1816, took possession of me, — there can be no mistake about the fact ; viz. that it would be the will of God that I should lead a single life.
Сторінка 107 - ; and the great sorrow of his wife's death, which, in 1839, sundered Pusey for ever from the world, seems to have given a practical turn to what was before an unembodied idea.
Сторінка 110 - June gth, 1840, he remarked : — " I perfectly agree with you in thinking it to be most important to have a class of persons acting under us, and answering to the Sisters of Charity in some foreign Churches. But there will be great difficulties in the way. Although we shall obtain the co-operation of the really pious of all classes ultimately, there will be much opposition from those ' Evangelical ' ladies who at present control the visiting societies.
Сторінка 108 - Pusey is at present very eager about setting up Sisters of Mercy. I feel sure that such institutions are the only means of saving some of our best members from turning Roman Catholics ; and yet I despair of such societies being made externally. They must be the expansion of an inward principle. All one can do is to offer the opportunity.

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