In Convent Walls
"The Lord Pope is infallible when he speaketh ex cathedra, but so only."
"But how," saith he that spake, "shall we know when he is sat in his chair and when he is out of it?"
An odd look came into Father Philip's eyes.
"Master," saith he, "when I was a little lad, my mother told me divers times that it was not seemly to ask curious questions."
But I guess what the good Friar thought, though it be not always discreet to speak out man's thoughts. Ah me! will the time ever come when man may say what he will, with no worse thereafter than a sneer or a sharp rebuke from his neighbour? If so were, I would I had been born in those merry days--but I should want Jac