To begin, then, with the unworthy manner in which your authors speak of holy things, whether in their sportive and gallant effusions, or in their more serious pieces, do you think that the parcel of ridiculous stories, which your father Binet has introduced into his Consolation to the Sick, are exactly suitable to his professed object, which is that of imparting Christian consolation to those whom God has chastened with affliction? Will you pretend to say that the profane, foppish style in which your Father Le Moine has talked of piety in his Devotion made Easy is more fitted to inspire respect than contempt for the picture that he draws of Christian virtues? What else does his whole book of Moral Pictures breathe, both in its prose and poetry, but a spirit full of vanity, and the follies of this world? Take, for example, that ode in his seventh book, entitled, 鈥淓ulogy on Bashfulness, showing that all beautiful things are red, or inclined to redden.鈥?Call you that a production worthy of a priest? The ode is intended to comfort a lady, called Delphina, who was sadly addicted to blushing. Each stanza is devoted to show that certain red things are the best of things, such as roses, pomegranates, the mouth, the tongue; and it is in the midst of this badinage, so disgraceful in a clergyman, that he has the effrontery to introduce those blessed spirits that minister before God, and of whom no Christian should speak without reverence: "You don't expect her to help you?" inquired Shattuck. "Can we go to-night?" he asked meekly. 鈥淩unning is the same way,鈥?Eric explained. 鈥淟earn it wrong, and you鈥檒l never know how good itcan feel.鈥?He grilled me for details about the race I鈥檇 seen at the Tarahumara school. (鈥淭he littlewooden ball,鈥?he mused. 鈥淭he way they learn to run by kicking it; that can鈥檛 be an accident.鈥?Then he offered me a deal; he鈥檇 get me ready for Caballo鈥檚 race, and in return, I鈥檇 vouch for himwith Caballo. 久久色悠悠综合网,色姐妹综合网,色久久综合网& 鈥擟ONSTANTINE CAVAFY, 鈥淲aiting for the Barbarians鈥? 鈥淔aster than this thing!鈥?Willie called back, his steel left hand clanging against the treadmill rail. Kennedy evidently concluded that his examination had gone far enough, that to pursue it would be only to antagonize her unnecessarily. That would never do so early in the case.