OFGIFT JANE K.SATHER ^be St. IRicboIas Series by the Rev. Dom BedeEdited O.S.B.Camm, GABRIEL GARCIA MORENO Wbtl ©b0tat D. Beda Camm CettsorDeputatus imprimatur: Q^5\AK\M^^^ Arindelensis© Episcopus Vicarius Generalis Westmonasterii, die i^Januarii^ 1908. GABRIEL GARCIA MORENO REGENERATOR OF ECUADOR BY THE HONBLE. MRS. MAXWELL-SCOTT n^^ v^ r THIRD EDITION R. & T. LTD.WASHBOURNE, LONDONPATERNOSTER ROW, ANDAND AT BIRMINGHAM, GLASGOWMANCHESTER, All reservedrightsjQj^ - Sr^^Uf^i^k^ li^^^^ HOME AND PRIZESBOOKS FOR READING ^between 59 GABRIEL GARCIA MORENO This occasion be perhaps,may regarded, as the in Moreno'shappiest chequered career. He saw realized at last the great and and before thenoble wish of his life, storms broke afresh he must have had a moment of and of for hispeace hope ^* future. this act of Christiancountry's By ^* an acthispolity,'' says biographer, unique in the of modern Morenohistory nations, stands above all statesmen since St. Louis . . . alone amidst the fatal current of Liberal- intoism which andsweeps kings peoples the he back to his trueabyss, gave country under theher once moreliberty by placing of God."guidance Almighty Soon after the of the Con-promulgation cordat a National Council met at toQuito ethe ecclesiastical reforms^nece«>saryprescrib and the President theurged uponstrongly that the rules laid down itto seebishops by were carried out. '^On hemy part,"fully all in to assist^^I will dosaid, my power Your decisions shall be butrespected,you.