Faithful, But Not Famous, by the Author of 'Soldier Fritz'. by the Author of 'Out of the Mouth of the Lion'

Faithful, But Not Famous, by the Author of 'Soldier Fritz'. by the Author of 'Out of the Mouth of the Lion'

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...said already, had been sufficient to induce some of the younger brethren to seek out the copy of the Holy Scriptures, hidden away in the library of the monastery; and they were now daily studying the Word of God--a study the superior could not forbid, although he did not like it. Farel was glad to hear Claude was to leave Paris for a time; and that he might more clearly understand the new and glorious doctrine of justification by faith, he gave him a copy of Lefevre's Commentary on St. Paul's Epistles. As he walked home, thinking of Claude, he could not help praying that God would raise up many others to go forth and preach this truth; for he did not doubt but that the humble young monk would be the means of leading many to give up their dependence on saint and image worship, and trust in Christ alone for salvation. Humble instruments like this might accomplish much; but Farel hoped more from the patronage of the great and noble; and very soon the thought of the king's approaching marriage pushed other less important events out of his mind. Nothing occurred to prevent the marriage, which took place at Abbeville about two months after the betrothal; and then all Paris was thrown into a ferment of preparation for the coronation, which was to take place at St. Denis on the fifth of November. Whatever the doctors of the Sorbonne and Louisa of Savoy might feel, they dared not show anything but gladness, although all the hopes centred in Francis might be cut off by this English girl of eighteen. But Francis himself quite forgave his youthful aunt when he saw her, and publicly paid her, and her favourite maid of honour, Lady Anne Boleyn, every attention. The princess Mary's retinue became her state as the King of England's sister and the future...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877047
  • 9781236877048