THIS river of mortality he passes easily who passes humbly - that is, on foot, taking care not to be swept away by the current of covetousness, or perishable things, taking him for his guide who passed before, and drank of the torrent of the way even unto death.
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From Thoughts of St Augustine for Every Day
by Kathleen Mary Balfe (© 1926)
Nihil Obstat: Georgius D. Smith, S.T.D
Imprimatur: Edm. Can. Surmont