Prayer

Prayer is a defence against the spirit of this world – a bar to the inroads of vanity – a maul upon the head of the old man, and a lash of scorpions for the devil. It is a bridle in the jaws of a persecutor – a spell to a voracious enemy – a dagger at the heart of a heretic – a key to parables and dark sayings – and a battering-ram on the walls of salvation.

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