The Spanish Brothers; A Tale of the Sixteenth Century Volume 1

The Spanish Brothers; A Tale of the Sixteenth Century Volume 1

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...a note addressed, much to his surprise, to the physician Losada; and the connection thus begun was already proving a priceless boon to Carlos. But nature had not designed him for a keeper of secrets. The colour mounted rapidly to his cheek, as he answered, "I am flattered by my lady cousin's solicitude for me. But, I thank God, my health is as good as ever. In truth, Doctor Cristobal is a man of learning and a 'pleasant companion, and I enjoy an hour's conversation with him. Moreover, he has some rare and valuable books, which he is kind enough to lend me." "He is certainly very well-bred, for a man of his station," said Dofia Ines, condescendingly. Carlos did not resume his attendance upon the lectures of Fray Constantino at the College of Doctrine; but when the voice of the eloquent preacher was heard in the cathedral, he was never absent. He had no dif Tlle Siam' /1 Brolhers. /. lo ficulty new in recognizing the truths that he loved so well, covered with a thin veil of conventional phraseology. All mention, not absolutely necessary, of dogmas peculiarly Romish was avoided, unless when the congregation were warned earnestly, though in terms well-studied and jealously guarded, against "risking their salvation" upon indulgences or ecclesiastical pardons. The vanity of trusting to their own works was shown also; and in every sermon Christ was faithfully held up before the ' sinner as the one all-sufficient Saviour. Carlos listened always with rapt attention, usually with keen delight. Often would he look around him upon the sea of earnest upturned faces, saying within himself, "Many of these my brethren and sisters have found Christ---many more are seeking...show more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236807812
  • 9781236807816