The Life and Labours of S. Thomas of Aquin, by REV. Roger Bede Vaughan O. S. B

The Life and Labours of S. Thomas of Aquin, by REV. Roger Bede Vaughan O. S. B

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: conferret, et ad legendum sentcmins se parerct." (Boll., Cap. //1., 1: . 15, p. sex; Cf., Tourun, Liv. I/., C/m/I. /V., f. llo; Ilnreillc, (, '/'m/..'/I'., jt I48; Gibclli, (-'n_/0 xr1..p. 60.) ' " Qui i. t. Thomas prae humilitate de se semper humilia sentiens, hanc promolionem voluisset renucre, nisi oportuissel Magistri litteris obedire." (1bid.) was destined to perform some great service for the Church. Thomas, when he had heard his fate, was much concerned. His pronounced distaste for honours and position, made him wish to be left alone.' But, in obedience to authority, he set out on his journey from Cologne, and begged his way to Paris. Some say he stopped at Louvain, but of this, the evidence is insufficient. It is certain that he passed through Brabant and Flanders, and preached before the Duchess Margaret.'f Probably, the Duchess was acquainted with his family; and since she encouraged men of letters, possibly she had heard of his reputation, as a teacher in the schools. She conceived the warmest admiration for his saintliness and genius; and, subsequently, was in the habit of consulting him in her difficulties relating to the well-being of her people. "Tommaso, che di se niun conto tenea, rece in mezzo tutte le considerazioni che mai gli cadderu in animo a dovere rimuovere il Generale (lalla presa risoluzione; ma tutto fu indnrno. Per virtu di perfetta obbedienza, facendo dell' altrui volerc il suo, mosscsi di Colonia per alla volta di Parigi." (Gibelli, Capo. XV1., p. 6o; sec Touron, Liv. 11., C/mp. 1V., no-n1.) 1' "So berichtel Carle a. a. p. 8o, u. 450, nach Feuillade, einem anderen Biographen des heiligen Thomas. Touron nennt.r. x27, stalt more

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  • English
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