"The Holy Infancy" Table of Contents

by Charlotte Marie Mason
( London; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & CO. Ltd, 1908 )

Printed by Ballantine, Hanson & co. At the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh


A traveller passed the sign of the 'Rising Sun":
Smiling at yellow paint in flaming rays,
He thought of the Sun : seeing, his journey done,
A "Dawn" by Claude, the Picture of his praise.

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Book I
"The Holy Infancy". . . . . 1

Prologue To The Gospel According to S. John pages 3,4,5

Book II
"The Novitiate" . . . . . 53 Book III
"First Words and First Works. . . . .105 INDEX
of the Subjects of Poems, and Bible References. . 161

Prologue to the Gospel according to St. John

The Expectation of the Nations

The Angel visits Zacharias

Council in Heaven

Sages and Prophets Praise God for the Birth

The Annunciation

On a Picture (Murillo's "Immaculate Conception")

Meeting with Elizabeth


the Days of the Visit

"Thou didst not abhor the Virgin's Womb"

The Birth of John Baptist


The Nativity

The Shepherds at Bethlehem

The Child Circumcised and Presented in the Temple

Nune Dimittis

The Kings from the East

Flight into Egypt

Murder of the Innocents, and Return

The Holy Infancy


Jesus about His Father's Business

Christ grows up in Galilee

Christ, the Power of God, and the Wisdom of God

Preaching of John Baptist

Baptism of Jesus

Jesus in the Wilderness

Jesus in the Wilderness with the Tempter

The Three Last Temptations

The Disciple in the Wilderness

John Baptist and the Deputation


Two follow Christ

Andrew brings Simon

Philip and Nathanael

The Marriage at Cana

Dost thou Believe?

A little Group went to Capernaum

Sign of the Cleansig of the Temple

Many Believed

What think ye of Christ ?

Nicodemus and the New Birth

"John, loving scribe, takes up the parable"

Jesus and the Disciples of John

John, the Scribe, saith

The Woman of Samaria

The Samaritans believe

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A Few Good Links!

The Story of Charlotte Mason by Essex Cholmondeley. Here are a few quotes and interesting passages from this 1960 biography.

The Original Home Schooling Series by C.M. Mason, online project.

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