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ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

ON THE COMMANDMENTS.

LONDON:

P.OBSOX AND SONS, PRINTERS, PANCRAS ROAD, N.W.

Little Books of the Holy Ghost.

No. I.

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

ON

THE TWO COMMANDMENTS OF CHARITY

AND

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF THE LAW.

TRANSLATED, WITH PRAYERS ADDED, BY

FATHER RAWES, D.D.

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* Let Thy tender mercies come into AUG LABUlivo;

for Thy law is my meditation' (Ps. cxviii. 77).

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LONDON: BURNS AND OATES.

141, n.

377.2

TO THE

REV. FATHER RAWES, S.T.D.

MY DEAR FATHER,

I am glad to see that you have begun not only the greater series of books in the Library of the Holy Ghost, but also a smaller and more popular series, in the Little Books of the Holy Ghost,' which will bring the devotion more readily within the reach of a larger number.

The greater series opens very fittingly with St. Thomas's treatise on the Blessed Sacrament, because it anticipates and answers a thought which might arise in some minds. St. Teresa had a singular devotion to the Holy Ghost; but she was jealously watchful against any doctrine which does not centre in the Incarnation, and derive all truth and grace from the Sacred Humanity. It is through the In

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