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  • No doubt your Reverence is already aware, how she has been deprived of her office, and how one of those who took the veil in that convent has been chosen in her place.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • I think, however, that some remedy may be found for the evil: but your Reverence is the sole cause of it, through not having mentioned how many Religious you took with you, or if you received any lay-sister: indeed, you seemed to take as little notice of the provincial, as if he had no authority whatever.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • But as I see your Reverence is so exceedingly busy in general, what I have said to you came at once into my mind, and the more I reflect upon it, the more (as I have said) do I now see, that there is a difference between your Reverence and myself.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • What I say, however, must not be understood as applicable to affairs of importance, which cannot be neglected; and here perhaps lies my mistake, for such are the duties of your Reverence; and it would not be proper to leave them to the management of another, in my opinion: but as I see the health of your Reverence is injured by them, I wish you had less to do.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • After all, your Reverence is praised for being very courageous, as if submission would take away your courage!

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • But as I see your Reverence is in general so very busy, what I have said to you came at once into my mind, and the more I reflect upon it, the more do I now see (as I have said) that there is a great difference between your Reverence and myself.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • It clearly appears that your Reverence is not aware of my obligations to Father Olea, and of the affection I have for him, since you write to me respecting an affair of which he has already spoken to me, and still speaks about.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • “Go to his Reverence, my dear, as fast as you can, and tell him all your story — his Reverence is a kind man,” said Mrs. Dalton.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • God grant they may not be offended with me, as they were with our father (provincial) for calling your Reverence president: I mean as matters go on at present.

    The Letters of St. Teresa

  • In those days his Reverence was a youngish man, ruddy, and of a cheerful countenance,

    Strangers at Lisconnel

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