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BY

WHAT AUTHORITY?

By

Robert Hugh Benson

Author of

"The Light Invisible," "The King's Achievement," "A Book of the Love of Jesus," etc.

BENIZIGER BROS. PRINTERS TO THE HOLY APOSTOLIC SEE, NEW YORK, CINCINNATI, CHICAGO.

I wish to acknowledge a great debt of gratitude to the Reverend Dom Bede Camm., O.S.B., who kindly read this book in proof, and made many valuable corrections and suggestions.

ROBERT HUGH BENSON

Tremans Horsted Keynes October 27, 1904

PENATIBVS · FOCISQVE · CARIS

NECNON · TRIBVS · CARIORIBVS

APVD · QVAS · SCRIPSI

IN · QVARVM · AVRES · LEGI

A · QVIBVS · ADMONITVS · EMENDAVI

HVNC · LIBRVM

D.

CONTENTS

PART I

CHAP. PAGE

I. The Situation 1

II. The Hall and the House 8

III. London Town 21

IV. Mary Corbet 37

V. A Rider From London 51

VI. Mr. Stewart 64

VII. The Door in the Garden Wall 79

VIII. The Taking of Mr. Stewart 90

IX. Village Justice 99

X. A Confessor 108

XI. Master Calvin 124

XII. A Winding Up 140

PART II

I. Anthony in London 152

II. Some New Lessons 168

III. Hubert's Return 183

IV. A Counter March 196

V. The Coming of the Jesuits 213

VI. Some Contrasts 235

VII. A Message From the City 252

VIII. The Massing House 267

IX. From Fulham to Greenwich 279

X. The Appeal to Cæsar 296

XI. A Station of the Cross 313

XII. A Strife of Tongues 334

XIII. The Spiritual Exercises 351

XIV. Easter Day 368

PART III

I. The Coming of Spain 384

II. Men of War and Peace 390

III. Home Coming 404

IV. Stanfield Place 421

V. Joseph Lackington 429

VI. A Departure 439

VII. Northern Religion 453

VIII. In Stanstead Woods 468

IX. The Alarm 484

X. The Passage To the Garden house 492

XI. The Garden house 505

XII. The Night Ride 521

XIII. In Prison 526

XIV. An Open Door 541

XV. The Rolling of the Stone 552

BY WHAT AUTHORITY?

PART I

CHAPTER I

THE SITUATION

To the casual Londoner who lounged, intolerant and impatient, at the blacksmith's door while a horse was shod, or a cracked spoke mended, Great Keynes seemed but a poor backwater of a place, compared with the rush of the Brighton road eight miles to the east from which he had turned off, or the whirling cauldron of London City, twenty miles to the north, towards which he was travelling... Continue reading book >>




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