The Saint's Tragedy

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Published: 1848
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,286 / 153 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 33.9
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 806
Added to site: 2006.06.14
mnybks.net#: 13772
Genre: Drama
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es (Guta, Isentrudis, and two others)'; 'The Letter which Conrad of Marpurg, her Director, wrote to Pope Gregory the Ninth' (these two documents still exist); 'The Sermon of Otto' (de Ordine Praedic), which begins thus: 'Mulierem fortem.'

'Not satisfied with these,' he 'visited monasteries, castles, and towns, interrogated the most aged and veracious persons, and wrote letters, seeking for completeness and truth in all things;' and thus composed his biography, from which that in Surius (Acta Sanctorum), Jacobus de Voragine, Alban Butler, and all others which I have seen, are copied with a very few additions and many prudent omissions.

Wishing to adhere strictly to historical truth, I have followed the received account, not only in the incidents, but often in the language which it attributes to its various characters; and have given in the Notes all necessary references to the biography in Canisius's collection. My part has therefore been merely to show how the conduct of my heroine was not only

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