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Two Types of Prudence

Prudence is of two sorts, — human and Christian. Human prudence, which is also called the prudence of the flesh and of the world, is that which has no other aim than what is temporal, thinks only of arriving at … Continue reading

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The Meekness of St. Vincent de Paul

St. Vincent de Paul was of a bilious-sanguine temperament, and, consequently, much inclined to anger, as he himself admitted to a friend, saying, that when he was in the house of Conde, he allowed himself to be conquered more than … Continue reading

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