What Is the Secret?
The spirit of a saint is like a delicate and exquisite perfume, that can scarcely be defined, though enjoyed by all.
It is a cordial that refreshes, an elixir that quickens, different from all others, though one cannot say how.
From Principles and Practices
Compiled by Rev. J. Hogan of The Catholic Missionary Society
Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Publishers To The Holy See
Nihil Obstat; Eduardus J. Mahoney, S.T.D. Censor deputatus.
Imprimatur; Edm. Can. Surmont, Vicarius generalis.
First printed in 1930