This gave him no real claim to saintship, but his festival was observed in some places until comparatively recent times.
They have since been adduced as Divine attestations of her saintship, but the sisterhood in the convent set them down to possession by a devil; her new departure was due in their eyes to no worthier motive than the desire to be peculiar and to be reputed better than other people.
Hello, Studies in Saintship (1903).
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