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By David N. Bell

This quantity includes translations or summaries of crucial panegyrics in compliment of Saint Bernard that have been preached throughout the reign of Louis XIV. the various preachers have been and are considered as the best orators ever to grace the French pulpit. all of the translations are largely annotated, and there are 3 introductory chapters delivering an important heritage for appreciating the sermons. 16 preachers are represented, and, with one exception, not one of the fabric has ever seemed in English. For these attracted to the afterlife of Saint Bernard, as he was once used, and occasionally abused, within the reign of the solar King, this assortment presents crucial basic sources.

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