Knowing the Archduke to have been born in 1912, I was delighted to see him as he jumped up out of the car and with his narrow cane darted like a scooter up the stairs of Rome's Jesuit Univeristy while smiling and chatting with anyone.
Longevity is a gift even spoken of in scripture. God save the Emperor and long may he reign/live.
We might speak this of his father, Emperor Karl I:
"I have loved justice and hated iniquity; therefore I die in exile.”
Pope St. Gregory VII (11th cent.)
Friday, December 15, 2006
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Many thanks for this - recur to the consent of antiquity!
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