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Some Experiences of an Irish R. M.

Edith Somerville and Martin Ross

Esoteric Buddhism

A. P. Sinnett

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Further Adventures of an Irish R. M.

Edith Somerville and Martin Ross

Catena aurea

by Saint Thomas (Aquinas)


Cent. IV.




Gregory of Nazianzus

Gregory of Nyssa








Apollinaris of Laodicea Amphilochius of Iconium

Cent. V.

Asterius of Amasea
Evagrius Ponticus
Isidore of Pelusium
Cyril of Alexandria
Maximus of Turin

Theodotus of Ancyra
Leo the Great
Victor of Antioch
Council of Ephesus
Antipater of Bostrum

Cent. VI.

Dionysius Areopagita
Gregory the Great

Eutychius (Patriarch of Constan-
Isaac (Bp. of Nineveh)
Severus (Bp. of Antioch)
John Climacus

Cbnt. VII.

Maximus (? of Constantinople, 645.)

Cent. VIII.


John Damascene

Cent. IX.

Hay mo (of Halberstadt)
Photius (of Constantinople)
Rabanus Maurus
Remigius (of Auxerre)
Paschasius Radbertus

Cent. XI.

Of Uncertain Date.

Symeon Metaphrastes
Symeon Abbas

Alexander Monachus
Glossa Ordinaria Inteilinearis


Petrus Alphonsus


1. Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.

2. (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.)

3. Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold, he whom thou lovest is sick.

4. When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

5. Now Jesus loved Martha, and her sister, and Lazarus.

Bede. After our Lord had departed to the other side of Jordan, non occ. it happened that Lazarus fell sick: A certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany. In some copies the copulative g, y, Tt( conjunction precedes, to mark the connection with the words"^a* preceding. Lazarus signifies helped. Of all the dead which man. our Lord raised, he was most helped, for he had lain dead four days, when our Lord raised him to life. Aug. The Aug. resurrection of Lazarus is more spoken of than any of our^r.xllx' Lord's miracles. But if we bear in mind who He was who wrought this miracle, we shall feel not so much of wonder, as of delight. He who made the man, raised the man; and it is a greater thing to create a man, than to revive him. Lazarus was sick at Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. The place was near Jerusalem. Alcuin. And as there were many women of this name, He distinguishes her by her well-known act: It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feel

Greg. with her hair, whose brother Lazarus teas sick. Chrys.

jjil. i. First we arc to observe that this was not the harlot mentioned

in Luke, but an honest woman, who treated our Lord with

Auf;. marked reverence. Aug. John here confirms the passage in

Ev.ii.' Luke, where this is said to have taken place in the house

lxxix. of one Simon a Pharisee: Mary had done this act thereLuke J

7,38. fore on a former occasion. That she did it again at

• Bethany is not mentioned in the narrative of Luke, but is in

Au£- the other three Gospels. Arc. A cruel sickness had seized

de Verb. r

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