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1.   u stand outside, you may see his order. green lanes winding" down among the almond-tr
2. f-defaced fi-esco, depicting one in the white habit and black mantle of the Fiiai-s-P
3. o, depicting one in the white habit and black mantle of the Fiiai-s-Preachei-s whilst
4. the little quadrangular enclosure, the orange -tree Lift the heavy curtain, and plant
5. sed death, that shall crown us with the green wreath of the martyrs, and admit us to
6. l over the kneeling forms of that Uttle white-robed army of mai-tyrs. There was no so
7. at kneeling i-ow or" figures clothed in white garments, whose faces were turned towar
8. clad in brazen armour and mounted on a black In liis hand he bore a steed, rpde into
9. of the pit she thought she had espied a white surplice. The othei"s looked in ; but b
10. ced to mere dust ; but some portions of white cloth showed that they had been buried
11. ight ing- disappeared streamed over the black waters as the vision and in its radianc
12. him from the flames in the folds of her white mantle." The fate of the wretched fathe
13. F ANTWERP. the year 1622, the Prince of Orange, Maurice of Nassau, determined on besie
14. ed from their sight, and in its stead a white cloud seemed to detach itself from the
15. ate lunatics. They were seated, in long black mantles, at a table, on which stood a c
16. ature, but mounted on an Arab hoi"se as black as ebony. He looked at him attentively,
17. he stranger anew. He was simply clad in black; and there was no coat of arms, either
18. made our agreement," answered " 96 the black knig-lit, CATHOLIC LEGENDS. " you shall
19. o you arc." " Well, then," answered the black knight slowly, " be not terrified thoug
20. , as if fascinated by a ', — from the black stranger, he resumed in a tone of appar
21. posed. " Only bring her here," said the black knight, *' on this day next year bring
22. es, under which his interview witli the black knight had taken ])lace. Involuntarily
23. where the compact had been signed, the black horseman came galloping" up, followed t
24. numerous squires, all clad like him in black. But he had no sooner raised his eyes t
25. t siuTounded tlie lady's brow ; and the black horseman, as tliis aureole gradually gr
26. little dome, sup])orted on ])illiu's of black marble. The bas-reliefs wliich ornament
27. ers, and the whole church wreathed with green garlands, mixed with flowers, gathered
28. all life, had heard the voice of their Red-eemer, and left to ibllow Him. ! Who ca
29. n human form for man. Far away over the blue MediteiTanean tlie fisherman caugfht th
30. r you an immortal crown. Soon shall the Red Sea of martyrdom be passed ; soon shall
31. ly showing by his fair complexion, keen blue eyes, and short, firm-set stature, that
32. y palm-tree stood out ag;ainst the deep blue sky, bringing' remembrance of her of wh
33. m seemed to float Tqion the edge of the blue water?, and that face of unspeakable so
34. ose noble confessors lay prostrate in a Red Sea of blood ; their mutilated members
35. as ; encircled by a single ring of coal-black liair tlie bi'ow and the eyes, deep-sun
36. nds with supernatuml speed whenever the brown frock of that wonderful friar was seen
37. oyous blast; messengers, decorated with green branches, ran in all haste through the
38. as to be seen but the bed, with its old gray coverlet, on whicli the hermit reposed.
39. t of the forest of Soignies th^ftbw was red. Next day she repaired thither, guided
40. e, gave to this place the name of Rood (red), which was afterwards known by the nam
41. eover, thing* very like teal's on those white cheeks this is not the first time that
42. unter's eye could rest on. She was milk-white, and of a g'entle and delicate form, an
43. ceased when Hubei-t looked up again the white hart was gone, and he found himsolf kne
44. y dear to him, in memory of that " milk-white doe" who had been made the ambassador o

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Date created: October 16, 2010
Date updated: August 23, 2016