Who Said This? A.K.A. When Google Fails


#1

I can’t find a source for this (probably improperly remembered) quote, and all Google’s yielding is anti-Catholic websites:

Mary is the sole boast of the human race.

Or something to that effect.
Thanks!


#2

William Wordsworth.

Here it is:

**The Virgin **

Mother! whose virgin bosom was uncrost
With the least shade of thought to sin allied;
Woman! above all women glorified,
Our tainted nature’s solitary boast;
Purer than foam on central ocean tost;
Brighter than eastern skies at daybreak strewn
With fancied roses, than the unblemished moon
Before her wane begins on heaven’s blue coast;
Thy Image falls to earth. Yet some, I ween,
Not unforgiven the suppliant knee might bend,
As to a visible Power, in which did blend
All that was mixed and reconciled in Thee
Of mother’s love with maiden purity,
Of high with low, celestial with terrene!


#3

You ROCK! Thank you!

Ug. I HATE it when I can’t find the answer to life’s little mysteries via Google.

Thanks


#4

You’re welcome! Always glad to oblige.


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