Father Clement; A Roman Catholic Story

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byGrace Kennedy

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... " You know, my dear Madam," said Maria, " that connexion cannot take place, if you are at all dissatisfied with me on the point to which you allude." " Maria! my child! my daughter! do not utter such words. You will break my heart. You will break all our hearts. You have been misled by those Protestant cousins of yours; but you are too good, too sensible, to remain long in error. And now, my love, 1 have got something I wish you particularly to read." " I shall read most attentively whatever you recommend, my dear Lady Carysford." " That is like yourself, my own dear girl. This is what I wish you to read, my love," continued Lady Carysford, drawing a large pocketbook from her ample pocket, and selecting, from many papers and letters, one paper, beautifully written, and richly gilt and emblazoned. " it is a letter, written by the Dutchess of York," said she, " who was carefully educated by Protestant preceptors in the faith of the Church of England." " My dearest Lady Carysford, I have read it a hundred times." " Have you, my dear?" " Ye?; and you must not be angry if I say that I think it very silly." " Silly!" " Extremely so. She does not give one reason for charging her religion that could satisfy any sensible person really hi search of truth. She says she could discern no reason why the Protestants in England separated from the Church of Rome, but because Henry VIII. chose to renounce the Pope's authority, when he would not give him leave to part with one wife that he might marry another. Now, my dear madam, it is this sort of nonsense which we Catholics are nursed upon, and which makes us appear so ignorant, and priest-led, and childishly ridiculous in the eyes of Protestants, who, on this point, have only to ask us, while they cannot refrain from lau...

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... " You know, my dear Madam," said Maria, " that connexion cannot take place, if you are at all dissatisfied with me on the poin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217835600

ISBN - 13:9780217835602

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