1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.…
Gustave Dore said to the Rev. Frederick Harford one day, "My friend, I am a Roman Catholic. a professed Roman Catholic. I was baptized in that Church, and I stick to it: but if you wish to know my real religion I will tell it to you. It is contained in the thirteenth chapter of St. Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians." Then he recited it through from the beginning to the end, without hesitation or missing one word. When he had finished he turned to Canon Harford and said, "Have I made any mistakes? and — and, believing in that chapter as I do, might I be considered a Christian?" Canon Harford's reply was, "Any man living up to that chapter might be called not only Christian, but Christianissimus."
Parallel VersesKJV: Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.