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18. To his father Vincent

Dearest Father, I am in the seventh day of my residence in the Chancery Building – and I am happy; particularly of the happy, sociable, and holy disposition of our my most loving Patron1. Outside of Him – all proceeds with etiquette and the Mayordomo2 is the rigid and scrupulous guardian of all the rules …

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8. To Seminarian Joseph Riccio

My very good Riccio, I am writing to you a few things in a hurry. I enjoyed your letter very much because I learned from it many things, and precious news. I admire and praise your great industriousness. Since laziness is the father of vice so too is industriousness the mother of virtues. After having …

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2. To Seminarian Joseph Riccio

My Riccio, most dear and most pungent1, …2 and so I offer you a million reasons.  I’ve been lazy, it’s true.  I’ve sinned by neglect, I grant you. There is no satisfactory excuse I can offer — Here I make a distinction: an excuse that would be sufficient to totally protect me from your every …

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