Legends of the Blessed Virgin

Legends of the Blessed Virgin

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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. 1852* edition. Excerpt: ...him kindly but still refused to give implicit credence to his narration. " I know what I will do," thought the In dian to himself; " to-morrow I will bring nay uncle Bernardino." And he went quietly and heard mass. Again, on his return this day, as he passed Mount Tepejacac, where he had seen our Lady, she was awaiting his arrival, and listened with compassion to the continued rejection of his mission. " To-morrow," said she, " I will give you a sign." He entered his hut more joyously that day, without, however, for a moment abandoning his design of taking his uncle with him on the morrow, " who," thought he, " will be able to speak better than I can." But in the night his dear uncle was seized with a sudden and dangerous illness, and far from being able to take him, the youth was obliged to remain at his side to administer to his wants. His pious occupation entirely banished from his mind his intended visit to Mexico. It was not till Tuesday morning that the exceeding dangerous state of his uncle obliged him to leave him to seek a priest to administer spiritual consolation. On coming in sight of the hill, John Diegue suddenly remembered his neglect. He feared to receive the blame he merited, and turned into another road. But on his way stood our Blessed Lady. " Why have you changed your ordinary route, my child?" she asked. "Ah! Holy Virgin, pardon me for having neglected your commands," he replied, falling-on his knees; " it was my uncle's illness which kept me at home." " Do not disturb yourself on that account," said the Blessed Virgin; " your uncle is healed at this instant. You will, therefore, go to the bishop with an easy mind. You shall take him a sign. Go," added she, " to the spot where you first saw me, and gather a bouquet of...
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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236662539
  • 9781236662538