The History of Auricular Confession, Religiously, Morally, and Politically Considered, Among Ancient and Modern Nations, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1848 - Confession
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Page 13 - God has forbidden hatred and not love. I affirm that they have the art of corrupting not only the young and innocent, but even the most circumspect and knowing ; and, without a miracle, no one can fre. quent their company without at length yielding to this species of diabolical temptation.
Page 116 - And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils : freely ye have received, freely give.
Page 171 - ... tornesium unum grossum. Exiens de Roma in Vigilia Nativitatis Christi, vidi turbam magnam, quam dinumerare nemo poterat ; et fama erat inter Romanos, quod ibi fuerant plusquam vigenti centum millia virorum et mulierum. Pluries ego vidi ibi tam viros quam mulieres conculcatos sub pedibus aliorum ' et etiam egomet in eodem periculo plures vices evasi. Papa innumerabilem pecuniam ab eisdem recepit, quia die ac node duo clerici stabant ad altare Sancti Pauli tenentes in eorum manibus rastellos, rastellantes...
Page 279 - God, and into which we fall more frequently, although they be rightly and profitably, and without any presumption declared in confession, as the custom of pious persons demonstrates, yet may they be omitted without guilt, and be expiated by many other remedies.
Page 278 - From the institution of the sacrament of Penance as already explained, the universal Church has always understood, that the entire confession of sins was also instituted by the Lord, and is of divine right necessary for all who have fallen after baptism...
Page 46 - ... and vigorous, doubtless loves one of his parishioners. It cannot be otherwise, and if you contest this, I will say more still, and that is, that he loves them all, those at least of his own age ; but he prefers one, who appears to him, if not more beautiful than the others, more modest and wiser, and whom he would marry ; he would make her a virtuous pious wife if it were not for the pope. He sees her daily...
Page 215 - Quarta nobis fit remissio peccatorum, per hoc quod et nos remittimus peccata fratribus nostris. Sic enim dicit ipse Dominus et Salvator noster, quia "si remiseritis fratribus vestris ex corde peccata ipsorum, et vobis remittet Pater vester peccata vestra.
Page 142 - There actually exists an immense treasure of merit, composed of the pious deeds and virtuous actions which the saints have performed, beyond what is necessary for their own salvation, and which are, therefore, applicable to the benefit of others. The guardian and dispenser of this precious treasure is the Roman Pontiff, and, of consequence, he is empowered to assign to such as he thinks proper a portion of this inexhaustible source of merit, suitable to their respective guilt, and sufficient to deliver...
Page 171 - Tiospitia carissima; taliter quod lectus meus et equi mei super fceno et avena constabat mihi tornesium unum grossum. Exiens de Roma in Vigilia Nativitatis Christi, vidi turbam magnam, quam dinumerare nemo poterat ; et fama erat inter Romanos , quod ibi fuerant plusquam vigenti centum millia virorum et mulierum.
Page 278 - Lord, and is of divine right necessary for all who have fallen after baptism ; because that our Lord Jesus Christ, when about to ascend from earth to heaven, left priests his own vicars, as presidents and judges...

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