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  • All real good or evil that can befall him must be from himself..
  • "I confess," he wrote to the marquis of Villamarina, in 1847, "that a war of national independence which should have for its object the defence of the pope would be the greatest happiness that could befall me."
  • Then he summoned all the "sons" to gather round his bed, and told them "what shall befall in the latter days" (xlix.).
  • On awaking he addressed kind words to the compassionate brother, and then prophesied that dire calamities would befall Florence during the reign of a pope named Clement.
  • Perhaps even to-day the worst fate that can befall a villager after death is to be deprived, not of commemoration in the mass, but of the victim slain for his sins.
 

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