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Fénelon's letters to men and women

Author: François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon; Derek Stanford
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Newman Press, 1957.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon; Derek Stanford
OCLC Number: 2051576
Notes: "Selection ... made from the English text of H.L. Sidney Lear."
Description: 208 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: To the Duchess de Beauvilliers. On meditation and prayer --
On a scandal lately arisen --
Conduct in the world --
On silence and recollection --
Avoiding scruples --
Concerning scruples about common things --
Real humility --
A holy life possible everywhere --
Freedom from self --
To the Comtesse de Montberon (to letter 24) on a simple mind --
Some rules as to dress --
On meditation --
On the sickness of a friend --
Scruples --
Love of God the antidote to scruples --
Care of health and duty --
Patience with self --
Discretion in practice --
Self-deceit --
On the privation of sensible sweetness --
The struggles of self-will --
A new year's wish --
On being kept back from a sermon --
The danger of self-chosen plans --
Patience under contradiction --
On the prospect of death in old age --
On some difficulties of temperament --
To a lady in sickness --
To a lady. On the death of her husband --
To the young Duchess de Montemart. On some domestic troubles --
To the Duchess (Douairière) de Montemart. In reply to some questions concerning self-knowledge --
To La Mère Marie de L'ascension, Carmelite ( the archbishop's niece). On the duties of a superior --
To a lady. On confession and communion --
To one living in the world. On the lawfulness of amusements --
To a lady of court. The burden of prosperity --
To a lady at court. God's various crosses --
Simplicity and self-consciousness --
To one in spiritual distress --
The life of peace --
To a gentleman concerning the real conversion --
To one irresolute in his conversion --
To an officer (supposed to be the Marquis de Blainville) --
Rules for Christian life --
To a courtier who consulted the archbishop as to the sanctification of daily life --
To a gentleman. On the danger of self-indulgence --
To Père Lami, Benedictine. On dryness and deadness in prayer --
To the same. On the caution needful in directing souls which seem to be led in extraordinary paths --
On the death of a mutual friend --
To one given to criticise others --
How to deal wisely with the faults of others --
To one in perplexity --
To the Duc de Chevreuse. On the difficulties of a busy life --
To the same --
To the same. Dangers of a questioning mind --
To the same. Some rules of life --
Resting content in the present --
On conversion to God --
Humility --
On depression --
On the thought of death --
False notions of spiritual progress --
Christian perfection --
On the right use of trials --
Peace of conscience --
Anxiety as to the future --
On direction --
On frequent communion.
Responsibility: selected with an introduction by Derek Stanford.

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