"Deo gratias," he answered, and the voice went on through the corridor.
The Saint, raising his eyes from his breviary, said “Deo gratias,” but no more.
And yet, immediately after the Deo gratias, every man took up his post ready for battle.
We saluted him as usual with the words Deo gratias; and he began to extol the corn on the ground, and in it the mercies of God.
After a few moments I heard a lock turned and some one came forward to the grille and said in a clear voice, "Deo gratias."
I did not know what to reply and was silent, when the same voice repeated "Deo gratias."