Breeks v. Woolfrey

BREEKS V. WOOLFREY, 1 Curt. 880 Court of Arches, 19 November 1838 Spes Mea Christus Pray for the soul of J. Woolfrey It is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead. (2 Mac. xii. 46.) The articles purport to state the law, and the facts to which the law is to be applied. The […]

“Little They’ll Reck”

DECKING SOUTHERN SOLDIERS’ GRAVES. “Pulveris tua maniplia ad manes spargere.” Beautiful feet, with maidenly tread, Offerings bring to the gallant dead, Footsteps light press the sacred sod Of heroes untimely ascended to God. Bring spring flowers! in fragrant perfume, And offer sweet prayers for a merciful doom. Beautiful hands! ye deck the graves, Above the […]

For the Dead

Domine Iesu Christe, Rex gloriae, libera animas omnium fidelium defunctorum de poenis inferni et de profundo lacu; libera eas de ore leonis, ne absorbeat eas tartarus, ne cadant in obscurum; sed signifer sanctus Michael repraesentet eas in lucem sanctam, quam olim Abrahae promisisti et semini eius. Amen.

Très Riches Heures: Folio 113 Verso

43: And when he had made a gathering throughout the company to the sum of two thousand drachms of silver, he sent it to Jerusalem to offer a sin offering, doing therein very well and honestly, in that he was mindful of the resurrection: 44: For if he had not hoped that they that were slain should […]