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Comfort

Author: Christopher Howse
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains over 80 extracts, in prose and verse, from spiritual writers of a Christian background in the English language tradition.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Howse
ISBN: 0826472974 9780826472977 0826476414 9780826476418
OCLC Number: 55950813
Notes: "The Daily telegraph"--Cover.
Description: xxii, 215 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Life's journey --
A very pleasant day / Francis Kilvert --
Lift me o'er the stiles / Robert Herrick --
The vision of peace / Walter Hilton --
To be a Pilgrim / John Bunyan --
A wonderful world --
The secret fire / William Cowper --
The threshold of Spring / Christina Rossetti --
Pyramids like lavender / Nehemiah Grew --
No intractable clod / Marbod --
Glad that I live / Lizette Woodworth Reese --
Like an Aethiop bride / William Habington --
The bridal chamber / Augustine --
Half for the eagle / Bede --
The dearest freshness / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
At home --
Indoors, soft and dry / Robert Herrick --
Happy in your house / Alcuin --
More than wages / John Gother --
A cheerful task / Charles Wesley --
Another self / Aelred --
Like the useful bee / Jeremy Taylor --
Pregnancy as work of art / Francis de Sales --
When loved and happy meet / John Clare --
A husband restored / Anne Bradstreet --
To be is good --
Astonishment at existence / G.K. Chesterton --
I only know I am / John Clare --
All shall be well / Julian of Norwich --
Attitude --
Living in the sun / John Henry Newman --
Cheerfulness / Mother Teresa --
Not as the hedgehog / John Tillotson --
Twenty tips / Sydney Smith --
Twenty-one hints / Frederick Faber --
Relearning happiness / Oscar Wilde --
A case of knives / George Herbert --
Leave comfort root-room / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Shocking vexations / William Law --
From death to life --
The last trial / George MacDonald --
Jaws of the fish / Bede --
Buried with Christ / Ronald Knox.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Howse.
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