Book Review: The Little Duke by Charlotte Yonge

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Crowned Duke of Normandy at eight years of age after the treacherous murder of his noble father, Richard the Fearless, in compliance with his father’s last injunction, must come to grips with his desire to avenge this terrible injustice.

Political intrigue thickens the plot when the wily French King conspires to take advantage of Normandy’s juvenile ruler to seize the independent region for the crown. Continue reading “Book Review: The Little Duke by Charlotte Yonge”

Classroom Discipline for Catholic Teachers by Fr. Tierney (part 4)

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Those souls only are trained which are allowed to live a normal life. Then it is that teachers can see the defects which are to be uprooted and the virtues which need straightening.

The easy family circle is more apt to uncover selfishness and petulancy quicker than the drawing-room, ruled by rigid conventionalities. Continue reading “Classroom Discipline for Catholic Teachers by Fr. Tierney (part 4)”