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Excerpt from Columbian Jubilee: Or Four Centuries of Catholicity in America; Being a Historical and Biographical Retrospect From the Landing of Christopher Columbus to the Chicago Catholic Congress of 1893; Published With the Approbation of His Grace the Most Reverend Archbishop of Chic
Catholics. They bribed the ﬂock, they bribed the son, To sell th'e priest and rob the sire; Their dogs were taught alike to run Upon the scent of wolf and friar.
In short, the fierce Mohawk, ranging the ancient forests Of New York was not more eager and skillful on the trail of an enemy than was the fanat ical and barbarous government Of England in its search after Catholic priests. And the humanity Of the American Indian compares quite favorably with that Of the Protestant Briton. The very year that Father White returned to England, the saintly poet and Jesuit, Southwell, was brutally tortured on the rack, ten different times, and finally executed with the most revolting Cruelties, all because - he was a Catholic priest
We find the name of Father White in a list Of forty-seven priests, who.
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