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St. Augustine
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1 pref, 0| students of the word, that they may profit not only from reading 2 pref, 0| passages in Scripture, they may stand for those who, in 3 pref, 0| open men's eyes that they may see either the fact that 4 pref, 0| that, however justly they may rejoice in God's great gift, 5 pref, 0| himself a Christian, or may at least doubt whether he 6 pref, 0| by our own perversity, we may even refuse to go to the 7 pref, 0| direct to God, that they too may learn by the inward teaching 8 pref, 0| reading, does it that others may be able to read for themselves. 9 1, arg | souls renewed by grace, we may await with hope the resurrection 10 1, arg | for, though some of them may be loved, yet our love is 11 1, 2 | something else; and hence may be understood what I call 12 1, 2 | that even if some of them may be used as signs also, that 13 1, 4 | invisible things of God may be clearly seen, being understood 14 1, 4 | material and temporary we may lay hold upon that which 15 1, 8 | life itself; and, whatever may be the bodily form that 16 1, 8 | form itself, however it may outshine all others in splendour, 17 1, 10 | must be purified that it may have power to perceive that 18 1, 13 | what we leave in our minds may enter through the ear into 19 1, 14 | but carefully, that there may be a certain degree of neatness 20 1, 15 | adversities of this life we may retain our confidence in, 21 1, 15 | up of His Church, that we may do what He points out as 22 1, 16 | to the eternal world, He may take it to Himself as His 23 1, 22 | rest are for use, that we may be able to arrive at the 24 1, 22 | but that whatever else may suggest itself to us as 25 1, 23 | For, however far a man may fall away from the truth, 26 1, 23 | things, does so that it may rule over itself and over 27 1, 24 | spirit do it not that they may get rid of their body, but 28 1, 24 | their body, but that they may have it in subjection and 29 1, 24 | its inordinate affections may not war against the soul. 30 1, 25 | chap. 25. A man may love something more than 31 1, 25 | that is, in what measure he may love himself so as to be 32 1, 25 | and sound. And yet a man may have something that he loves 33 1, 29 | and endeavour that all men may love God~ 34 1, 29 | that those who love Him may obtain an eternal reward, 35 1, 30 | whom the offices of mercy may be denied when our Lord 36 1, 30 | by them on our behalf, as may easily be shown by turning 37 1, 30 | is, He pities us that we may fully enjoy Himself; we 38 1, 30 | pity one another that we may fully enjoy Him. ~ 39 1, 33 | complete in it, then you may be truly and properly said 40 1, 34 | unchangeable God. And hence we may learn how essential it is 41 1, 36 | a meaning from them that may be used for the building 42 1, 36 | habit of going astray, he may sometimes take cross roads, 43 1, 38 | however high the value any man may set upon it when he is on 44 1, 39 | these instruments (as they may be called), so great an 45 1, 40 | upon these three graces, he may come to the interpretation 46 2, arg | they are true and useful, may be turned to account in 47 2, arg | their science and philosophy may be turned to a Christian 48 2, 6 | those obscure passages which may not be found set forth in 49 2, 7 | the Divine help that he may not be overwhelmed in despair, 50 2, 7 | yet, although that light may begin to appear clearer, 51 2, 9 | language of Scripture, we may proceed to open up and investigate 52 2, 11 | Hebrew and Greek, that they may have recourse to the original 53 2, 12 | the other; because "flesh" may be taken in its literal 54 2, 12 | literal sense, so that a man may understand that he is admonished 55 2, 12 | the domestics of thy seed" may be understood figuratively 56 2, 12 | says, "If by any means I may provoke to emulation them 57 2, 13 | sufficient, but because we may use them to correct the 58 2, 16 | the apostle says, that we may put on the new; and to put 59 2, 16 | way. A candid mind, if I may so speak, cannot but be 60 2, 18 | other instruments, that may help us to lay hold upon 61 2, 18 | understand that wherever truth may be found, it belongs to 62 2, 20 | To these we may add thousands of the most 63 2, 21 | these, too, although they may seek with pains for the 64 2, 21 | the time of our birth, and may sometimes even find it out, 65 2, 21 | he gives money that he may come away the slave either 66 2, 21 | heaven. But whatever they may be called by men, still 67 2, 22 | more wretched dupes. Now it may happen that, in the case 68 2, 22 | bodies. For, although I may grant that it does produce 69 2, 25 | frequently heard it. And we may well believe this, because 70 2, 25 | of signs, that the signs may as far as possible be like 71 2, 25 | signify. But because one thing may resemble another in many 72 2, 28 | referred to our Lord's age, it may be referred to the more 73 2, 29 | virtue, in which case it may be freely used; or acts 74 2, 29 | the more efficacious it may seem to be. But when the 75 2, 29 | the past also; because one may go back from the present 76 2, 30 | judgement about them, that we may not be wholly ignorant of 77 2, 31 | then, valid conclusions may be drawn not only from true 78 2, 31 | laws of valid reasoning may easily be learnt in the 79 2, 32 | noted by them that they may be able to learn and teach 80 2, 33 | chap. 33. False inferences may be drawn from valid seasonings, 81 2, 33 | above, a false inference may be drawn by a valid process 82 2, 33 | error we wish to correct may be sorry that he has admitted 83 2, 33 | understand that as the inferences may be valid where the opinions 84 2, 33 | false, so the inferences may be unsound where the opinions 85 2, 33 | one of these statements may be true, still the principle 86 2, 35 | is not false, though it may be applied to falsities~ 87 2, 35 | therefore, of what is false may be perfectly true, although 88 2, 38 | say, who acts in this way may seem to be learned, but 89 2, 39 | and written down. And it may happen that some or all 90 2, 40 | other interpretation that may be as good, or better. ~ 91 2, 41 | will feel that, whatever may be the riches he brings 92 2, 41 | and grounded in love, we may be able to comprehend with 93 2, 41 | things, were made, "that we may be filled with all the fullness 94 2, 41 | virtue, that the breast may not be swollen with that 95 2, 41 | bones which Thou hast broken may rejoice." ~ 96 2, 42 | Scripture. For whatever man may have learnt from other sources, 97 2, 42 | contained. And while every man may find there all that he has 98 3, arg | ambiguous signs. Such signs may be either direct or figurative. 99 3, arg | of direct signs ambiguity may arise from the punctuation, 100 3, arg | lays down rules by which we may decide whether an expression 101 3, 1 | of Scripture. And that he may not be led astray by ambiguous 102 3, 1 | give him instruction (it may happen however, that either 103 3, 2 | with the passage, "that she may be holy both in body and 104 3, 3 | fault in whatever way he may pronounce them. For example, 105 3, 3 | whatever tone of voice one may choose to pronounce that 106 3, 4 | chap. 4. How ambiguities may be solved~ 107 3, 5 | corporeal and created, that it may drink in eternal light. ~ 108 3, 10 | soundness of doctrine, you may set down as figurative. 109 3, 10 | classes into which all sins may be divided. But the vices 110 3, 12 | possible that a wise man may use the daintiest food without 111 3, 14 | who were half asleep (as I may say) that is, who were neither 112 3, 17 | persons, that the medicine may act not only upon the state 113 3, 18 | that mere of good hope may learn the salutary lesson, 114 3, 21 | adultery alone. And hence we may understand with what temperance 115 3, 23 | of great men, although he may be able to see and to trace 116 3, 25 | walketh about seeking whom he may devour." In the same way 117 3, 28 | metaphorical expressions, we may either obtain a meaning 118 3, 28 | if a controversy arises, may settle it by the application 119 3, 29 | For who does not say, "So may you flourish? " And this 120 3, 29 | to inquire whether they may not be used in this or that 121 3, 30 | order both that the book may be read by the studious ( 122 3, 30 | Scripture), and that no more may be expected from it than 123 3, 33 | promises and the law, and may be designated in other terms 124 3, 33 | book on this subject. It may be also named, of grace 125 3, 33 | they which are approved may be made manifest among you" 126 3, 34 | immediately follows, too, may be understood as applying 127 3, 34 | however, that these words may refer to the land of the 128 3, 35 | years mentioned in Jeremiah may be taken in a spiritual 129 3, 36 | been revealed every man may receive his reward according 130 3, 37 | necessary, to pray that they may understand them. For in 131 4, arg | that these various styles may be mingled, and when and 132 4, arg | to the hearer, so that he may understand it, hear it with 133 4, 1 | expectations of readers who may think that I am about to 134 4, 3 | called eloquence or oratory) may be learnt apart from these 135 4, 4 | instructed, in order that they may be diligent to do what they 136 4, 5 | says in his own words he may prove by the words of Scripture; 137 4, 5 | and weak in his own words, may gain strength and power 138 4, 7 | unlearnedly learned (if I may use the expression) to contend 139 4, 7 | fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little. That 140 4, 7 | than two members, though it may have more: "I say again, 141 4, 7 | fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little." 142 4, 7 | of Israel!" Next, that he may use the favours of God, 143 4, 7 | viol," seeing that wise men may practice music wisely, he, 144 4, 8 | godless either that they may be converted to piety or 145 4, 9 | whatever eloquence the speaker may expound them; and these 146 4, 9 | others, however difficult it may be to understand it, and 147 4, 9 | in the way of argument it may cost us. Only two conditions 148 4, 9 | receive it in whatever form it may be communicated, the teacher 149 4, 10 | all are silent that one may be heard, and all faces 150 4, 10 | but perhaps some trouble may be taken to enforce it so 151 4, 12 | has said his say, whatever may have been his manner of 152 4, 12 | it is possible that a man may be taught and delighted, 153 4, 14 | read with pleasure. But may God avert from His Church 154 4, 15 | there are many things that may be said, and many ways of 155 4, 16 | makes them teachers, he may as well say that we need 156 4, 16 | has been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine 157 4, 17 | elegance and propriety, he may justly be called eloquent, 158 4, 19 | not easy to comprehend, we may understand as much as it 159 4, 19 | being instructed so that he may learn something? But when 160 4, 20 | meet other questions which may chance to suggest themselves, 161 4, 20 | better skilled in that tongue may determine. My opinion, however, 162 4, 21 | maintained, as the reader may easily satisfy himself. ~ 163 4, 21 | the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are 164 4, 21 | in their fear that they may not prove attractive to 165 4, 21 | expression, many examples may be found of the three styles 166 4, 21 | and the diligent student may by assiduous reading, intermingled 167 4, 23 | majestic when it is used may be the more majestic by 168 4, 23 | majestic by comparison and may as it were shine out with 169 4, 23 | background. Again, whatever may be the style of the speech 170 4, 23 | temperate style, no matter what may be the general tone of the 171 4, 23 | certain exuberances (as they may be called) of ornament. 172 4, 25 | From all this we may conclude, that the end arrived 173 4, 25 | persuade them, beauty of style may have its influence in securing 174 4, 25 | of these three forms it may assume, is to speak persuasively, 175 4, 25 | persuasively, whatever style he may adopt; but unless he succeeds 176 4, 25 | object as this last? They may desire it who are vain of 177 4, 25 | the majestic style. For we may by the use of this style 178 4, 25 | begun a good course, we may induce them to pursue it 179 4, 27 | But whatever may be the majesty of the style, 180 4, 27 | eloquently, but lives wickedly, may, it is true, instruct many 181 4, 27 | right and true in itself may be preached by a man of 182 4, 28 | teacher as is here described may, to secure compliance, speak 183 4, 28 | bishop ought to be: "that he may be able by sound doctrine 184 4, 29 | wicked man who is eloquent may compose a discourse in which 185 4, 30 | both that they themselves may deliver it well, and that 186 4, 30 | to whom they address it may give ear; and when the discourse 187 4, 30 | so that all the praise may be His "in whose hand are 188 4, 31 | anxious to know its contents, may read it in parts. He who


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