Biography of Lieut. Col. Julius P. Garesche, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army

Biography of Lieut. Col. Julius P. Garesche, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...continues so good, and you must admit, that her health is excellent. Trust me, then, dear wife, let us not despair, but putting our trust always in God and the Blessed Virgin let us continue to pray and strive to become better, more resigned, more faithful to our duties, more detached from ourselves, and even more devoted to God; and to win success, to approach more frequently the Sacraments, so that we may inspire confidence in God, that we will deserve that He should spare us this dear child, to rear her in His holy love. "I have no news to give you. My life is a monotonous one and if I did not make a Rule to go out so much, I feel that I would succumb to the 'Blues.' The truth is, I have no real pleasure except that of Reading, of which I deprive myself to go out. While to visit, to go into society, are both of them real bores to me, to which I submit with great difficulty. But I force myself to do so, and thanks be to God, and to our Holy Religion, I enjoy a great peace of mind, a great deal of calmness, of courage, and of resignation. "I think that you misunderstood me in regard to the religious instruction with which we should begin to imbue our children. You seem to think that I meant the Catechism, but I did not think of such a thing, for our two daughters are still too young for this, and I would even fear that it would weary Marie. What I did wish, was that under the guise of simple stories you would frequently relate to them the chief incidents of the Creation of Man, the history of the Patriarchs and of the Jews, of the wickedness of Men, their ingratitude towards God, of the Incarnation of our Saviour, of His Passion, and of our Redemption. That you should try to make them also understand the goodness of God, of our...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123649069X
  • 9781236490698