For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing
Nature is neither lazy nor devoid of foresight. Having given the matter thought, she knew in advance that the lungs of the fetus still contained in the uterus did not require the same arrangements as a perfected lung endowed with movement. She has therefore anastomosed the pulmonary artery with the aorta.