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Page 346 - Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without ; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
Page 558 - Jove, the same whoan the barbarian affirms to have been in the place and dignity of a principal, and to be with God, and to be God, by whom all things were made, and in whom...
Page 372 - ... in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness. Besides those things that are without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all the churches. Who is weak, and I am not weak ? who is offended, and I burn not?
Page 27 - And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory ; and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.
Page 198 - For it much more concerns them to punish those who refuse to worship them than you, if they be able. But you harass and vex the Christians, and accuse them of Atheism and other crimes, which you can by no means prove. To them it appears an advantage to die for their religion, and they gain their point, while they throw away their lives, rather than comply with your injunctions. As to the earthquakes, which have happened in...
Page 180 - I wish may exercise all their fierceness upon me : and whom, for that end I will encourage, that they may be sure to devour me, and not serve me as they have done some, whom, out of fear, they have not touched. But and if they will not do it willingly, I will provoke them to it.
Page 292 - If man had not conquered the adversary of man, the enemy would not have been justly conquered.
Page 180 - Let fire and the cross, let the companies of wild beasts, let breaking of bones and tearing of limbs, let the grinding of the whole body, and all the malice of the Devil come upon me ; be it so, only may I enjoy Jesus Christ...