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Page 240 - Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Page xix - Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
Page 18 - And even this world, while we are in it, ought somewhat 2 to be cared for. As those states are likely to flourish, where execution follows sound advisements, so is man, when contemplation is seconded by action. Contemplation generates ; action propagates.
Page 93 - Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle quam mihi, non si se luppiter ipse petat. dicit; sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
Page 66 - A man can never speak too well where he speaks not too obscure. Long and distended clauses are both tedious to the ear and difficult for their retaining. A sentence well couched, takes both the sense and the understanding.
Page 254 - Macarius did penance for only killing a gnat in anger. Like the Jewish touch of things unclean, the least miscarriage requires purification. Man is like a watch ; if evening and morning he be not wound up with prayer •and circumspection, he is unprofitable and false ; or serves to mislead.
Page 253 - Our life is a warfare ; and we ought not, while passing through it, to sleep without a sentinel, or march without a scout. He who neglects either of these precautions, exposes himself to surprise, and to becoming a prey to the diligence and perseverance of his adversary.
Page 217 - Mihi quidem nunquam persuaderi potuit animos dum in corporibus essent mortalibus vivere, quum...