Religion: PHYLLIS McGINLEY'S SAINTS WITHOUT TEARS

THE TEMPTATIONS OF SAINT ANTHONY

Off in the wilderness bare and level, Anthony wrestled with the Devil. Once he'd beaten the Devil down, Anthony'd turn his eyes toward town And leave his hermitage now and then To come to grips with the souls of men.

Afterwards, all the tales agree, Wrestling the Devil seemed to be Quite a relief to Anthony.

LESSON FOR BEGINNERS

Martin of Tours,

When he earned his shilling

Trooping the flags

Of the Roman Guard

Came on a poor

Aching and chilling

Beggar in rags

By the barracks yard.

Blind to his lack,...

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