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Octavia, or, The bride of St. Agnes

Octavia, or, The bride of St. Agnes

a tragedy in five acts

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Published by Brooke, C. White in Doncaster [Yorkshire] .
Written in


Edition Notes

Other titlesBride of Saint Agnes., Octavia., The bride of St. Agnes.
Statementby Blanche Davies.
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17465442M
OCLC/WorldCa8618621

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  St. Agnes – The Liturgical Year. How rich is the constellation of Martyrs, which shines in this portion of the sacred cycle! Yesterday we had St Sebastian; tomorrow we shall be singing the name which means Victory, for it is the Feast of Vincent; and now today, between these two stalwart palm-branches, we find the gentle Agnes decked with the roses and lilies of her virginity. 23 Apr - Explore bmerry's board "saint agnes", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about St agnes, Saints and Catholic saints pins.

Martyr of the Vandals. He was an archdeacon in the Church in Carthage who was executed, along with supposedly thousands of other Christians, by the Arian Vandals at the command of King Hunneric. Many of the Fathers of the Church, following St. Ambrose, have written of her with great devotion. This excerpt from a treatise On Virgins by Saint Ambrose (Lib 1, cap. PL 16 [edit. ], ) is used in the Roman Office of Readings for the liturgical memorial of Saint Agnes on January St.


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Octavia; or the Bride of St. Agnes. A tragedy, in five acts. [In verse.] [Davies, Blanche.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Octavia; or the Bride. Buy Octavia; or the Bride of St. Agnes. A tragedy, in five acts. [In verse.] by Blanche Davies (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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[Blanche Davies]. Excerpt from The Life of St. Agnes of Rome: Virgin and Martyr Three centuries were gone by since Octavia blood of Jesus Christ had flowed upon Calvary, and the blood of Christians, meanwhile, was flowing continually, without other cessation than that occasioned from time to time by the weariness of 5/5(2).

Nat can ride on and save himself, or stay and try to save the stranded and doomed party. Sister St. Agnes, huddled between the wagons with her fellow nuns and the orphans in their care, somehow knows that God will answer her prayers and send a savior to deliver them from evil/5(67). Agnes is a German novel by Peter Stamm and was considered to be his The bride of St.

Agnes book debut. The book was first published in German on August 1,through Arche Verlag and follows a romance between a nameless older man and Agnes, a young woman that is almost half his : Peter Stamm. The short novel, Agnes of Rome, by Catherine Brigden, is an artful illustration of upper middle class Roman life at the end of the Third Century.

It shows the struggles of the early Christians to establish their identity as Followers of Christ and as patriotic citizens of Rome/5(8). Agnes, also called Saint Agnes of Rome, (flourished 4th century, Rome [Italy]; feast day January 21), virgin and patron saint of girls, who is one of the most-celebrated Roman martyrs.

Britannica Explores Women Trailblazers Meet extraordinary women who dared to bring gender equality and other issues to the forefront. Agnes of Rome was born in AD and raised in a Christian family.

Agnes was very beautiful and belonged to a wealthy family. Her hand in marriage was highly sought after, and she had many high ranking men chasing after her. However, Agnes made a promise to God never to stain her purity. I got this book for Christmas.

I am twelve years old and I was planning to choose St. Agnes an my conformation saint. This book is such a page turner, I read it in half a day. I was one of my favorite gifts this year. The story is beautifully written and so bittersweet.

Catherine Brigden really is a great writer/5(6). St. Agnes Agnes is one of the most glorious saints in the calendar of the Roman Church. The greatest Church Fathers vie with one another in sounding her praise and glory. AGNES.

Office of Readings. From the Common of One Martyr, or of Virgins, except the following: From a treatise On Virgins by Saint Ambrose, bishop As a bride she would not be hastening to join her husband with the same joy she shows as a virgin on her way to punishment, crowned not with flowers but with holiness of life, adorned not.

I got this book for Christmas. I am twelve years old and I was planning to choose St. Agnes an my conformation saint. This book is such a page turner, I read it in half a day.

I was one of my favorite gifts this year. The story is beautifully written and so bittersweet. Catherine Brigden really is a great writer/5(8).

Agnes’s death was “a new kind of martyrdom!” She taught us adults the meaning of valor while she was still a child. Agnes hurried to the place of her execution more joyfully than a bride goes to her wedding. And she was adorned not with plaited hair, but with Christ himself.

View the profiles of people named Agnes Bride. Join Facebook to connect with Agnes Bride and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to. Today is the Memorial of St Agnes Virgin and Martyr whose life ended when she was just a girl though in her own day she would have been considered a girl on the cusp of adulthood It.

MISS ANNIE BROWN WEDS.; The Bride of Charles W. McHose in St. Agnes's Church. St. Agnes of Rome was born in AD and raised in a Christian family. Agnes was very beautiful and belonged to a wealthy family.

Her hand in marriage was. Agnes is depicted in art with a lamb, evoking her name which resembles the Latin word for "lamb", agnus (the given name is Greek, from hagnē ἁγνή "chaste, pure"). She is also shown with a martyr's palm. She is the patron saint of girls and chastity. Agnes' feast day is 21 zed: Pre-congregation.

Octavia Spencer, Actress: Hidden Figures. Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, but never dreamed it would be in front of the Born:.

The Acts of St Agnes was penned by St Ambrose. We go over the story of her life & martyrdom. For more please visit & remember.Message Number: - Wednesday, Ma EST [IP = ]- Posted From: United States .St Agnes de Prague (St Agnes of Prague) Feast Day – March 2.

On the eve of the feast of the holy virgin and martyr Agnes, in the yeara daughter was born to the king of Bohemia, Primislaus Ottokar I. St Agnes of Prague, she also received the name Agnes in baptism.