21 JUNE 1873, Page 14

[TO THE EDITOR OF THE "SPECTATOR. "] SIR,—The Seven-fold gift of

the Spirit is described in the 11th Isaiah, v. ii., and in an " Institutio Christiana Antverpite, 1591." The " Dona " are given from the Vulgate thus :—" Sapientia, Intellectus, Consilium, Fortitudo, Scientia, Pietas, et Timor Domini." No reference to the Sacraments.—I am, Sir, &c.,

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