1 JULY 1905, Page 22

Stn,—The following extract from the writings of F. W. Faber,

priest of the Oratory of St. Philip, formerly of the Church of England, may interest those who read your article on the above in the issue of June 17th :—

"A scrupulous man teases God, irritates his neighbour, torments himself, and oppresses his director. It would require a whole volume to prove these four infallible propositions ; the reader must therefore either take them on faith, or make the acquaintance of a scrupulous man."

—I am, Sir, &c., J. a,