The Heptameron, tr., with a memoir of the author, by W.K. Kelly

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Page 173 - For every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
Page 297 - Ay, madam," said Hircan, "but you forget that the girl was of ripe years and marriageable, and that she knew the injustice of her father, who let her virginity grow musty for fear of rubbing the rust off his crown-pieces. Do you not know that nature is a frisky jade ? She loved, she...
Page 299 - Day morning, that the memorie of Herod's murder of the Innocents might stick the closer, and in a moderate proportion to act over the crueltie again in kinde.
Page 247 - I have seen many a one who, under colour of talking about divine things, began an intimacy which at last they wished to break off but could not, so fast were they held by the fine cloak with which it was covered. A vicious love perishes and has no long abode in a good heart ; but decorous love has bonds of silk so fine and delicate that one is caught in them before one perceives them." "According to your views, then," said Ennasuite, "no woman ought ever to love a man.

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