Adamnani Vita S. Columbae: Prophecies, Miracles and Visions of St. Columba (Columcille) First Abbot of Iona, A.D. 563-597, Partes 563-597

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H. Frowde, 1895 - 140 páginas
 

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Página 134 - LORD is: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. 9 O fear the LORD, ye that are his saints: for they that fear him lack nothing. 10 The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the LORD shall want no manner of thing that is good. 11 Come, ye children, and hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
Página 133 - Let him alone! As he loves me so, let him alone; that into this my bosom he may pour out the tears of his most bitter lamentation. Behold! thou, even seeing that thou art a man, and hast a rational soul, couldest in no way know anything about my departure, except what I myself have lately shown to thee; but to this brute animal, destitute of reason, in what way soever the Maker Himself hath willed, He hath revealed that his master is about to go away from him.
Página 58 - How can a crop come to any good sown after midsummer, contrary to the nature of this land ? " His wife, on the other hand, says: "Do according to the Saint's command, to whom the Lord will grant whatever he may ask of Him.
Página 133 - ... master would soon depart from him, and that he would see his face no more, began to utter plaintive moans, and, as if a man, to shed tears in abundance into the Saint's lap, and so to weep, frothing greatly. Which when the attendant saw, he began to drive away that weeping mourner ; but the Saint forbad him, saying, ' Let him alone ! As he loves me so, let him alone ; that into this my bosom he may pour out the tears of his most bitter lamentation. Behold ! thou, even seeing that thou art a man,...
Página 45 - Men] came to the Saint, and in humility he disguised himself as much as he could, so that no one might know that he was a Bishop ; but yet this could not be hidden from the Saint. For the next Lord's Day, being bidden by the Saint to consecrate...
Página 112 - ... always attached to some church, shrine, enclosure, or place. The innocence of Columba, it is further stated, was attested by a miracle. This, as Adamnan tells us, occurred at a synod which was held at Tailtin — in the year after the battle according to the generally received view. For, after the lapse of many seasons, when St. Columba was excommunicated by a certain synod for some venial, and so far excusable matters, not rightly, as afterwards became clear, at the last he came to the same...
Página 133 - The attendant hearing these sad words began to weep bitterly, and the saint endeavoured to console him as well as he could. After this the saint left the barn, and in going back to the monastery, rested half way at a place where a cross, which was afterwards erected, and is -standing to this day, fixed into a millstone, may be observed on the roadside. While the saint, as I have said, bowed down with old age, sat there to rest a little, behold...
Página 38 - ... as of fire, not painful, but as it were soothing ; and, besides, a certain unaccustomed and incomparable joy spread abroad in my heart, which of a sudden consoles me in a wonderful way, and so greatly gladdens me that I can remember sadness no more, labour no more.
Página 113 - Lord sent to him, who held in his hand a book of glass of the Ordination of Kings, and when the venerable man had received it from the Angel's hand, at his command he began to read it. And when he refused to ordain...
Página 48 - ... three days, refreshed, and unwilling to sojourn longer with us, it will return with fully regained strength to the sweet region of Ireland whence it originally came. And I thus earnestly commend it to thee for that it came from the place of our own fatherland." The brother obeys, and on the third day, after the ninth hour, as commanded, he awaits the coming of the expected guest ; and, when it comes, he raises it from the shore where it fell ; carries it, weak as it was, to the hospice ; feeds...

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