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1 pref, 0| and to interpret Scripture by them, they have failed to 2 pref, 0| Scripture could be better done by the unassisted grace of 3 pref, 0| reason be held in contempt by the Egyptian monk Antony, 4 pref, 0| through hearing them read by others, and by dint of wise 5 pref, 0| them read by others, and by dint of wise meditation 6 pref, 0| understanding of them; or by that barbarian slave Christianus, 7 pref, 0| presented to him on the spot by the astonished bystanders. ~ 8 pref, 0| learnt his own language by hearing it constantly from 9 pref, 0| either in the same way, by hearing it spoken, or from 10 pref, 0| believed, lest, being ensnared by such wiles of the enemy 11 pref, 0| such wiles of the enemy and by our own perversity, we may 12 pref, 0| stricken down and admonished by the voice of God from heaven, 13 pref, 0| but was also instructed by him as to the proper objects 14 pref, 0| wished to be taught to men by voices from heaven, or through 15 pref, 0| what he read, was not sent by the apostle to an angel, 16 pref, 0| he inwardly illuminated by the grace of God without 17 pref, 0| that they too may learn by the inward teaching of the 18 pref, 0| to him, but, holding fast by certain rules, and following 19 1, arg | happiness. We are prevented by our sins from enjoying God; 20 1, arg | remitted and our souls renewed by grace, we may await with 21 1, 1 | which is not diminished by being shared with others, 22 1, 1 | to others, be multiplied by His grace, so that, in this 23 1, 2 | signs; but things are learnt by means of signs. I now use 24 1, 4 | mode of conveyance, either by land or water, in order 25 1, 4 | clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, 26 1, 4 | are made, that is, that by means of what is material 27 1, 5 | Spirit, and each of these by Himself, is God, and at 28 1, 5 | one God; and each of them by Himself is a complete substance, 29 1, 6 | is rather to be avoided by silence than to be explained 30 1, 6 | than to be explained away by speech. And yet God, although 31 1, 7 | What all men understand by the term God~ 32 1, 7 | gods is thought of, even by those who believe that there 33 1, 7 | gods, and who call them by that name, and worship them 34 1, 7 | And since men are moved by different kinds of pleasures, 35 1, 7 | kinds of pleasures, partly by those which pertain to the 36 1, 7 | the bodily senses, partly by those which pertain to the 37 1, 7 | other hand, who endeavour by an effort of the intelligence 38 1, 8 | them, recognize that it is by life it lives or does not 39 1, 8 | distinct thing from the life by which it is quickened; and 40 1, 8 | is quickened and animated by it. Then, when they go on 41 1, 8 | that the very rule of truth by which they affirm the unchangeable 42 1, 8 | find such a rule, except by going beyond their own nature; 43 1, 9 | back from their native land by the contrary blasts of evil 44 1, 10 | native land. For it is not by change of place that we 45 1, 10 | who is in every place, but by the cultivation of pure 46 1, 11 | came to us was considered by proud men to have done very 47 1, 11 | made Himself also the way by which we should reach our 48 1, 12 | wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not God, it 49 1, 12 | not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching 50 1, 12 | and the world was made by Him." But, because men, 51 1, 12 | wisdom of God, the world by wisdom knew not God. Why 52 1, 13 | modified in its own nature by the change: so the Divine 53 1, 14 | our medicine, Wisdom, was by His assumption of humanity 54 1, 14 | wounds, curing some of them by their opposites, some of 55 1, 14 | opposites, some of them by their likes. And just as 56 1, 14 | humility. We were ensnared by the wisdom of the serpent: 57 1, 14 | serpent: we are set free by the foolishness of God. 58 1, 14 | that our vices are cured by the example of His virtues. 59 1, 14 | save us who are mortals, by death to save us who were 60 1, 14 | who are not hurried on by the necessity of carrying 61 1, 15 | 15. Faith is buttressed by the resurrection and ascension 62 1, 15 | Christ, and is stimulated by His coming to judgment~ 63 1, 15 | has strengthened our faith by adding a great buttress 64 1, 15 | diligent preparation, and learn by holy living to long for 65 1, 16 | Christ purges His church by medicinal afflictions~ 66 1, 17 | Chap. 17. Christ, by forgiving our sins, opened 67 1, 17 | Himself down as the way by which we should return, 68 1, 17 | forgive us all our sins, and by being crucified for us to 69 1, 18 | his sins, should be saved by the same faith and repentance 70 1, 19 | has put away and destroyed by repentance its former habits, 71 1, 19 | want, shall be animated by a spirit perfectly pure 72 1, 22 | respects the rational soul by which he is exalted in honour 73 1, 22 | whether man is to be loved by man for his own sake, or 74 1, 22 | that has been laid down by Divine authority: "Thou 75 1, 22 | be drawn off from itself by whose diversion its own 76 1, 23 | even over those who are by nature its equals, that 77 1, 24 | question was ever raised by any sect. But neither does 78 1, 24 | to scourge their bodies by abstinence and toil, those 79 1, 24 | needful work. For they strive by a kind of toilsome exercise 80 1, 24 | matter they are led astray by a mistaken interpretation 81 1, 24 | which has grown in upon it by a law of nature till it 82 1, 24 | even those who, led astray by false notions, hate their 83 1, 27 | through the soul, and it is by the soul that we enjoy God. ~ 84 1, 28 | special regard to those who, by the accidents of time, or 85 1, 28 | nothing fairer than choose by lot to which you would give 86 1, 28 | matter as decided for you by a sort of lot, according 87 1, 29 | need and in turn are helped by us, partly those upon whom 88 1, 29 | can to excite his interest by urging his favorite's merits: 89 1, 29 | is exceedingly displeased by such a man's contempt of 90 1, 30 | concerned, is shown both by our Lord Himself in the 91 1, 30 | Himself in the Gospel, and by the Apostle Paul. For when 92 1, 30 | and was severely wounded by them, and left naked and 93 1, 30 | the of offices of mercy is by right called a neighbour, 94 1, 30 | mercy have been performed by them on our behalf, as may 95 1, 30 | as may easily be shown by turning the attention to 96 1, 30 | road, wounded and abandoned by the robbers. And the Psalmist 97 1, 32 | our own advantage follows by a sort of natural consequence, 98 1, 33 | enjoy. For you enjoy Him by whom you are made happy, 99 1, 34 | the Truth and the Word, by whom all things were made, 100 1, 34 | further need of it; yet by this way all must commence 101 1, 34 | and the life;" that is, by me men come, to me they 102 1, 34 | have been put on and worn by Him for our salvation, to 103 1, 35 | salvation, therefore, was framed by the providence of God that 104 1, 35 | we are to love the things by which we are borne only 105 1, 36 | he betrays his confidence by lying to him. Now every 106 1, 36 | the same way as a man who by mistake quits the high road, 107 1, 37 | destroy him. "For we walk by faith, not by sight." Now 108 1, 37 | For we walk by faith, not by sight." Now faith will totter 109 1, 38 | others fail. For if we love by faith that which as yet 110 1, 38 | begin to see! And if we love by hope that which as yet we 111 1, 39 | shall vanish away." Yet by means of these instruments ( 112 1, 40 | unworthy of our love, and by living uprightly we are 113 1, 40 | in other volumes, either by others or by myself. And 114 1, 40 | volumes, either by others or by myself. And so let this 115 2, arg | of signs is to be removed by learning the Greek and Hebrew 116 2, arg | which Scripture is written, by comparing the various translations, 117 2, arg | various translations, and by attending to the context. 118 2, 1 | footprint this is has passed by; and when we see smoke, 119 2, 1 | footprint of an animal passing by belongs to this class of 120 2, 1 | of the mind is betrayed by the telltale countenance, 121 2, 2 | certain signs among themselves by which they make known the 122 2, 2 | run to him, and the dove by cooing calls his mate, or 123 2, 2 | calls his mate, or is called by her in turn; and many signs 124 2, 3 | Of the signs, then, by which men communicate their 125 2, 3 | the man to whom we wish by this sign to impart our 126 2, 3 | some convey a great deal by the motion of the hands: 127 2, 3 | of the hands: and actors by movements of all their limbs 128 2, 3 | sense of taste; and when by touching the hem of His 129 2, 3 | touched upon, but I could by no effort express words 130 2, 4 | than their sound, men have by means of letters formed 131 2, 4 | of course as sounds, but by means of certain signs. 132 2, 5 | set forth in one language, by means of which it could 133 2, 5 | thought and will of those by whom it was written, and 134 2, 6 | careless readers are led astray by many and manifold obscurities 135 2, 6 | purpose of subduing pride by toil, and of preventing 136 2, 6 | torn off and masticated by the teeth. It is with the 137 2, 6 | arranged the Holy Scriptures as by the plainer passages to 138 2, 6 | satisfy our hunger, and by the more obscure to stimulate 139 2, 7 | necessary that we should be led by the fear of God to seek 140 2, 7 | have our hearts subdued by piety, and not to run in 141 2, 7 | anything we could devise by our own wisdom. ~ 142 2, 7 | so far as God can be seen by those who as far as possible 143 2, 7 | to see, because we walk by faith, not by sight, while 144 2, 7 | because we walk by faith, not by sight, while we continue 145 2, 7 | wisdom itself, our way is by the steps now described. ~ 146 2, 8 | those that are received by all the catholic churches 147 2, 8 | which are not received by all, he will prefer such 148 2, 8 | authority, to such as are held by the smaller number and those 149 2, 8 | that some books are held by the greater number of churches, 150 2, 8 | of churches, and others by the churches of greater 151 2, 8 | is that they were written by Jesus the son of Sirach. 152 2, 10 | the Latin tongue call it by this name. Signs are figurative 153 2, 10 | themselves which we indicate by the proper names are used 154 2, 10 | say bos, and understand by that syllable the ox, which 155 2, 10 | which is ordinarily called by that name; but then further 156 2, 10 | that name; but then further by that ox understand a preacher 157 2, 12 | For the one is explained by the other; because "flesh" 158 2, 12 | apostle, when he says, "If by any means I may provoke 159 2, 12 | things (for now we walk by faith, not by sight); as, 160 2, 12 | now we walk by faith, not by sight); as, moreover, unless 161 2, 12 | moreover, unless we walk by faith, we shall not attain 162 2, 12 | understanding being purified by holding to the truth; for 163 2, 12 | well known, is deceived by an ambiguity in the original 164 2, 12 | for it is made evident by the words that follow. For " 165 2, 12 | are not fixed in the earth by roots. In this passage, 166 2, 13 | all into the Latin idiom by any one who wished to hold 167 2, 13 | any one who wished to hold by the usage of the ancients 168 2, 13 | of language established by the authority of former 169 2, 13 | edification, but in that of signs, by which it is hard not to 170 2, 13 | if it were not held down by the yoke of our Master. 171 2, 13 | careful reader would indeed by an effort attain to the 172 2, 13 | does not appear, unless by reference to the meaning. 173 2, 14 | passage that shows, either by the preceding or succeeding 174 2, 14 | or succeeding context, or by both, the force and significance 175 2, 14 | ignorant of, we can easily by the help of our memory turn 176 2, 15 | each man being in a cell by himself, and yet nothing 177 2, 15 | be corrected if necessary by the authority of the Greeks, 178 2, 15 | the Greeks, and especially by that of those who, though 179 2, 16 | meaning is to be traced partly by the knowledge of languages, 180 2, 16 | knowledge of languages, partly by the knowledge of things. 181 2, 16 | have not been interpreted by the writers of those books, 182 2, 16 | small benefit on posterity by explaining all these words 183 2, 16 | referred to in Scripture by way of comparison. The fact 184 2, 16 | gets rid of its old skin by squeezing itself through 185 2, 16 | and to put it off, too, by coming through a narrow 186 2, 16 | less frequently mentioned by way of comparison, is a 187 2, 16 | perpetual peace is indicated by the olive branch which the 188 2, 16 | oil is not easily spoiled by a fluid of another kind, 189 2, 16 | evergreen. Many, again, by reason of their ignorance 190 2, 16 | ascertain what is meant by the fact that Moses and 191 2, 16 | for forty days. And except by knowledge of and reflection 192 2, 16 | we wish to live; although by the passage of time we are 193 2, 16 | admonished to live unstained by, and not partaking of, any 194 2, 16 | Of this we are admonished by the law personified in Moses, 195 2, 16 | law personified in Moses, by prophecy personified in 196 2, 16 | personified in Elijah, and by our Lord Himself, who, as 197 2, 16 | against us and obscured by ignorance of music. One 198 2, 17 | the material of song, is by nature of three kinds. For 199 2, 17 | For it is either produced by the voice, as in the case 200 2, 17 | without an instrument; or by blowing, as in the case 201 2, 17 | trumpets and flutes; or by striking, as in the case 202 2, 19 | knowledge of things instituted by men, the other of things 203 2, 19 | the past or as instituted by God. The former kind, that 204 2, 20 | All the arrangements made by men to the making and worshipping 205 2, 20 | these remedies they call by the less offensive name 206 2, 20 | men who are walking side by side. But it is delightful 207 2, 20 | boys are sometimes avenged by the dogs; for frequently 208 2, 20 | when your clothes are eaten by mice, to be more frightened 209 2, 20 | misfortune than grieved by your present loss. Whence 210 2, 20 | Cato, who, when consulted by a man who told him that 211 2, 21 | before him, and could not by any law transfer to her 212 2, 21 | people were either compelled by royal power or impelled 213 2, 21 | royal power or impelled by human folly to honour, they 214 2, 21 | whatever they may be called by men, still there are stars 215 2, 21 | they have a fixed movement, by which the seasons are distinguished 216 2, 21 | this movement has arrived, by use of the rules discovered 217 2, 21 | discovered and laid down by those who are rebuked by 218 2, 21 | by those who are rebuked by Holy Writ in these terms: " 219 2, 22 | wretched men are consulted by their still more wretched 220 2, 22 | constellations, and it is by looking into these that 221 2, 22 | being arbitrarily fixed upon by the presumption of men, 222 2, 23 | lust after evil things are, by a secret judgment of God, 223 2, 23 | are deluded and imposed on by the false angels, to whom 224 2, 23 | has been put in subjection by the law of God's providence, 225 2, 23 | observances, and ensnared by these successes, they become 226 2, 23 | sacrilegious observances as those by which his ghost was brought 227 2, 23 | utterly repudiated and avoided by the Christian as the covenants 228 2, 23 | these are not appointed by God as the public means 229 2, 23 | or an object is struck by lightning, men have frequently 230 2, 23 | have frequently drawn omens by conjectures of their own, 231 2, 23 | as if they had drawn them by rule. ~ 232 2, 24 | arranged with the devils by that previous understanding 233 2, 24 | attended to, but it was by attending to and marking 234 2, 24 | another among the Latins, not by nature, but by agreement 235 2, 24 | Latins, not by nature, but by agreement and prearrangement 236 2, 24 | same way also, those signs by which the ruinous intercourse 237 2, 25 | association with devils, but by men in association with 238 2, 25 | in dancing were of force by nature, and not by the arrangement 239 2, 25 | force by nature, and not by the arrangement and agreement 240 2, 25 | a thing still remembered by many old men from whom we 241 2, 25 | especially if they are executed by skilled artists, but every 242 2, 25 | reason, where, when, and by whose authority it was made. 243 2, 25 | life, the Christian is not by any means to neglect, but 244 2, 26 | superstition, or enervate us by luxury, if they only occupy 245 2, 27 | Those which are reached by the bodily senses we either 246 2, 28 | about a variety of matters by use of the Olympiads, and 247 2, 28 | number of years He was told by the Jews the temple (which 248 2, 28 | lived afterwards, although by putting His actions together 249 2, 28 | only begotten Son of God, by whom all things were made, 250 2, 28 | illustrious bishop, when by his investigations into 251 2, 29 | the body to cure it, acts by a natural virtue, in which 252 2, 29 | be freely used; or acts by a sort of charm, in which 253 2, 29 | interpretation of Holy Scripture, and by engaging the attention unprofitably 254 2, 29 | of the stars, and trace by rule their past movements. 255 2, 29 | forebodings and omens, but by way of sure calculation; 256 2, 30 | remaining arts, whether those by which something is made 257 2, 31 | lead to false conclusions, by following out to its logical 258 2, 31 | conclusions are sometimes drawn by a good and learned man, 259 2, 32 | devised but only observed by man~ 260 2, 32 | sequences is not a thing devised by men, but is observed and 261 2, 32 | but is observed and noted by them that they may be able 262 2, 32 | the position taken up by those whose error the apostle 263 2, 32 | be removed, is not made by man, but only pointed out 264 2, 32 | man, but only pointed out by him. And this rule has reference 265 2, 33 | false inference may be drawn by a valid process of reasoning, 266 2, 34 | propositions as they stand by themselves, and not in their 267 2, 34 | not sure about are joined by a valid inference to propositions 268 2, 35 | itself false, nor framed by man's device, but is evolved 269 2, 37 | men find it easier to walk by executing these movements 270 2, 37 | as they cannot prove them by making trial of them. And 271 2, 37 | inclination to lead people astray by plausible speech and catching 272 2, 38 | created, but only discovered, by man~ 273 2, 38 | that this was not created by man, but was discovered 274 2, 38 | man, but was discovered by investigation. For, though 275 2, 38 | laws which were not made by man, but which the acuteness 276 2, 39 | which have been instituted by men varying by reason of 277 2, 39 | instituted by men varying by reason of the varying pleasure 278 2, 39 | their founders, and unknown by reason of erroneous conjectures, 279 2, 39 | into fellowship with devils by means of leagues and covenants 280 2, 39 | to all these we must hold by the maxim, "Not too much 281 2, 39 | and committed to writing by good and learned Christians), 282 2, 39 | or are kept out of sight by the envious. And I am not 283 2, 40 | Whatever has been rightly said by the heathen, we must appropriate 284 2, 40 | their own authority, but by the command of God, the 285 2, 41 | breadth of which is indicated by the transverse wood on which 286 2, 41 | are stretched, its length by the part from the ground 287 2, 41 | downwards is fixed, its height by the part from the crossbar 288 2, 41 | head lies, and its depth by the part which is hidden, 289 2, 41 | fixed in the earth. And by this sign of the cross all 290 2, 41 | sacraments. And purified by this Christian action, we 291 2, 41 | is equal to the Father, by whom all things, were made, " 292 2, 41 | pride that is indicated by hyssop, "that the bones 293 3, arg | words, and is to be resolved by attention to the context, 294 3, arg | The author lays down rules by which we may decide whether 295 3, 1 | so as not to be stopped by unknown words and forms 296 3, 1 | and assisted, besides, by accuracy in the texts, which 297 3, 1 | which has been secured by skill and care in the matter 298 3, 1 | he may not be led astray by ambiguous signs, I so far 299 3, 1 | that he can be instructed by me know, that the ambiguity 300 3, 2 | Rule for removing ambiguity by attending to punctuation~ 301 3, 2 | But this must be rejected by the rule of faith, which, 302 3, 2 | this ambiguity is resolved by one word that follows, which 303 3, 2 | cannot be cleared up, either by the rule of faith or by 304 3, 2 | by the rule of faith or by the context, there is nothing 305 3, 3 | reader, are corrected either by the rule of faith, or by 306 3, 3 | by the rule of faith, or by a reference to the preceding 307 3, 3 | such as this are cleared up by looking into the original 308 3, 3 | doubtful, it is decided by a word near it belonging 309 3, 4 | apostle says, "I protest by your rejoicing [per vestram 310 3, 5 | subjection to the flesh by a blind adherence to the 311 3, 5 | carry out what is indicated by a proper word into its secondary 312 3, 6 | had been to be so guided by the schoolmaster that signs, 313 3, 7 | fountains? As it is described by a poet of theirs, who says, 314 3, 7 | of which are worshipped by the heathen either as gods, 315 3, 7 | the very things signified by such signs, and engage your 316 3, 8 | Accordingly the liberty that comes by Christ took those whom it 317 3, 8 | in bondage, set them free by raising them to the realities 318 3, 9 | carnal minds those signs by subjection to which their 319 3, 9 | things that are signified by them, is a mark of weakness 320 3, 9 | the result of being misled by error. He, however, who 321 3, 9 | unknown but useful signs than, by interpreting them wrongly, 322 3, 10 | prone to estimate sins, not by reference to their inherent 323 3, 10 | inherent sinfulness, but rather by reference to their own customs, 324 3, 10 | except what is sanctioned by the custom of his companions; 325 3, 10 | I mean by charity that affection of 326 3, 10 | in subordination to God; by lust I mean that affection 327 3, 11 | his deeds: to them who, by patient continuance in well-doing, 328 3, 12 | Lord's feet were anointed by the woman with precious 329 3, 12 | good report which is earned by a life of good works; and 330 3, 12 | the course of his prophecy by the prophet Hosea. Because 331 3, 12 | either gain or offspring by promiscuous intercourse. 332 3, 13 | we are either compelled by necessity, or undertake 333 3, 13 | this life, is to be turned by good and great men to some 334 3, 14 | unless they are restrained by authority, they look upon 335 3, 14 | other times. And, distracted by this endless variety of 336 3, 14 | them," I cannot be altered by any diversity of national 337 3, 14 | an injury to be done him by another; he himself, therefore, 338 3, 16 | burning groans of penitence by which a man's pride is cured 339 3, 18 | intemperance, as is proved by Tobit's prayer when he was 340 3, 19 | Wicked men judge others by themselves~ 341 3, 19 | escape either being caught by the bait of praise, or pierced 342 3, 19 | bait of praise, or pierced by the stings of insult; but 343 3, 19 | them not measure others by their own standard. ~ 344 3, 20 | when they were honoured by men, nor cast down when 345 3, 20 | they were both cried up by the loud praises of believers, 346 3, 20 | believers, and cried down by the slanderous reports of 347 3, 20 | hatred towards their sons, by whom they knew that their 348 3, 21 | same king, carried away by the heat of passion and 349 3, 21 | the heat of passion and by temporal prosperity, had 350 3, 21 | was accused of his crime by a prophet, who, when he 351 3, 21 | only that was indicated by the poor man's ewe-lamb; 352 3, 21 | appetite is called even by the accusing prophet, a 353 3, 22 | which are now condemned by good men~ 354 3, 24 | figurative, it is easy, by an application of the laws 355 3, 24 | experience strengthened by the exercise of piety. Now 356 3, 24 | is literal or figurative by attending to the considerations 357 3, 25 | that what a thing signifies by similitude in one place 358 3, 25 | have adduced are indeed by no means doubtful in their 359 3, 26 | passages are to be interpreted by those which are clearer~ 360 3, 26 | up for mine help," than by referring to the passage 361 3, 27 | long as he is supported by the testimony of some other 362 3, 27 | of which are sanctioned by the concurring testimony 363 3, 28 | explain a doubtful passage by other passages of Scripture 364 3, 28 | passages of Scripture than by reason~ 365 3, 28 | it cannot be cleared up by indubitable evidence from 366 3, 28 | for us to make it clear by the evidence of reason. 367 3, 28 | it is far safer to walk by the light of Holy Scripture; 368 3, 28 | passages that are obscured by metaphorical expressions, 369 3, 28 | controversy arises, may settle it by the application of testimonies 370 3, 29 | expression which grammarians call by the Greek name tropes, and 371 3, 29 | and are very much assisted by their knowledge of them 372 3, 29 | the signs of sounds made by the articulate voice with 373 3, 29 | Now in irony we indicate by the tone of voice the meaning 374 3, 29 | doing well." But it is not by the tone of voice that we 375 3, 29 | although it puts yes for no by a law of contraries, as 376 3, 30 | these rules, as expounded by their author, do indeed, 377 3, 30 | understand in the Apocalypse by the seven angels of the 378 3, 30 | true, and he would not, by attributing more than is 379 3, 30 | attributing more than is warranted by the facts to his very elaborate 380 3, 30 | that the book may be read by the studious (for it is 381 3, 32 | I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; 382 3, 33 | that works were given us by God as the reward of faith, 383 3, 34 | calls it, intending that by species should be understood 384 3, 34 | should be understood a part, by genus the whole of which 385 3, 34 | own land, they defiled it by their own way, and by their 386 3, 34 | it by their own way, and by their doings: their way 387 3, 34 | distinguished from the stony heart by the possession of sentient 388 3, 34 | possession of sentient life; and by sentient he understood intelligent 389 3, 34 | which is of one nation, by newness of grace, not by 390 3, 34 | by newness of grace, not by nobility of descent, in 391 3, 34 | but is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour." 392 3, 35 | designates of times, a rule by which we can frequently 393 3, 35 | either when multiplied by ten, as seventy and seven 394 3, 35 | times that are to be settled by these numbers, but that 395 3, 36 | the narrative goes back, by way of recapitulation, to 396 3, 36 | understand the recapitulation by which the narrative reverts 397 3, 36 | generations, in their nations; and by these were the nations divided 398 3, 36 | in common. And so it is by way of recapitulation it 399 3, 36 | which he will be assisted by that other passage of Scripture 400 3, 36 | shall be brought to a close by a day of judgment, belongs 401 3, 37 | comprehended in its full extent by any one. For, wherever one 402 4, arg | cultivated with especial care by the teacher, as it is the 403 4, 1 | preface, in which I answered by anticipation those who were 404 4, 1 | first place, then, I wish by this preamble to put a stop 405 4, 2 | erroneous opinions, are by their power of speech to 406 4, 3 | tongue thoroughly skilled by exercise and habit in the 407 4, 3 | and proper age. But only by those who can learn them 408 4, 3 | occasionally be in the end mastered by men of slower intellect, 409 4, 3 | easier to become eloquent by reading and listening to 410 4, 3 | to eloquent speakers than by following rules for eloquence. 411 4, 3 | cannot learn to speak except by learning words and phrases 412 4, 3 | any art of speech, simply by reading and learning the 413 4, 3 | speeches of eloquent men, and by imitating them as far as 414 4, 3 | speech, need not be learnt by boys, if they have the advantage 415 4, 4 | must be made fully known by means of narrative. On the 416 4, 4 | mentioned are constantly used by nearly every one in cases 417 4, 5 | of ought to be undertaken by one who can argue and speak 418 4, 5 | this opinion is held even by those who think that the 419 4, 5 | eloquence have been forced by truth to confess this in 420 4, 5 | Scripture; I do not mean by reading them much and committing 421 4, 5 | committing them to memory, but by understanding them aright 422 4, 5 | his own words he may prove by the words of Scripture; 423 4, 5 | pleasure when he cannot please by his mode of speech. But 424 4, 6 | understandings, not only by the discovery of truth. 425 4, 6 | discovery of truth. but also by the exercise of their powers. ~ 426 4, 6 | admiration at the way in which, by an eloquence peculiarly 427 4, 6 | is not conspicuous either by its presence or its absence: 428 4, 6 | so much to be sought out by the speaker as spontaneously 429 4, 7 | shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is 430 4, 7 | Greek "klimax" (climax,) and by some in Latin gradatio, 431 4, 7 | till the whole is completed by the last clause. For of 432 4, 7 | our hearts;" the third, "by the Holy Ghost which is 433 4, 7 | that the apostle was guided by the rules of eloquence, 434 4, 7 | produced, and was accompanied by, eloquence. ~ 435 4, 7 | perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in 436 4, 7 | own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in 437 4, 7 | to speak) of that diction by which even the unlearned 438 4, 7 | interposed a short period; for, by a suspension of the voice, " 439 4, 7 | perils of robbers, in perils by mine own countrymen, in 440 4, 7 | own countrymen, in perils by the heathen, in perils in 441 4, 7 | and gives the hearer rest, by interposing a slight narrative. 442 4, 7 | these things when taught by masters are reckoned of 443 4, 7 | herdsman, and was called by God from that occupation, 444 4, 7 | from the Hebrew into Latin by the presbyter Jerome, a 445 4, 7 | and each clause finished by a single effort of the speaker' 446 4, 7 | third, and the fifth, and by joining the second to the 447 4, 7 | indicate brothers in general by the proper name of him who 448 4, 7 | whether this figure of speech, by which Joseph is put for 449 4, 7 | not be so much instructed by carefully analysing it as 450 4, 7 | analysing it as kindled by reciting it with spirit. 451 4, 7 | spirit. Nor was it composed by man's art and care, but 452 4, 8 | eloquence, not to be imitated by Christian teachers~ 453 4, 8 | understanding, we are not by any means to suppose that 454 4, 10 | intelligible, he will take these by preference; if, however, 455 4, 10 | instruction generally shows by its movements if it understands 456 4, 10 | thing which cannot be done by men who are repeating words 457 4, 10 | not only read with delight by those who are making their 458 4, 10 | but reread with delight by those who have already made 459 4, 12 | not accomplish that end by putting his thought in any 460 4, 12 | persuaded if he be drawn by your promises, and awed 461 4, 12 | your promises, and awed by your threats; If he reject 462 4, 12 | things that can be done by powerful eloquence to move 463 4, 13 | For if a man be not moved by the force of truth, though 464 4, 13 | remains but to subdue him by the power of eloquence. ~ 465 4, 14 | much labour has been spent by men on the beauty of expression 466 4, 14 | to this God Himself has by the same prophet compared 467 4, 14 | which, I think, came there by accident, or else was inserted 468 4, 15 | succeeds, he will succeed more by piety in prayer than by 469 4, 15 | by piety in prayer than by gifts of oratory; and so 470 4, 16 | taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort 471 4, 16 | that men are made teachers by the operation of the Holy 472 4, 18 | directions, as laid down by himself, in regard to legal 473 4, 18 | the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to 474 4, 20 | Abraham had two sons; the one by a bond maid, the other by 475 4, 20 | by a bond maid, the other by a free woman. But he who 476 4, 20 | he of the free woman was by promise. Which things are 477 4, 20 | but God gave it to Abraham by promise." And because it 478 4, 20 | there is no inheritance by the law, why then was the 479 4, 20 | made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a 480 4, 20 | righteousness should have been by the law. But the Scripture 481 4, 20 | under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might 482 4, 20 | you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that 483 4, 20 | clauses, are terminated by a period of two members: " 484 4, 20 | he could very easily do by changing some words for 485 4, 20 | of equivalent meaning, or by retaining the words he finds 486 4, 20 | even the metres employed by some of them, in the Hebrew 487 4, 20 | as exalted into vehemence by mental emotion. It uses, 488 4, 20 | them. For it is borne on by its own vehemence; and the 489 4, 20 | they need not be selected by careful elaboration of speech. 490 4, 20 | the gospel, and sustained by the consolations of God' 491 4, 20 | watchings, in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, 492 4, 20 | in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, 493 4, 20 | pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, 494 4, 20 | knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, 495 4, 20 | longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love 496 4, 20 | kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word 497 4, 20 | Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the 498 4, 20 | unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the 499 4, 20 | truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness 500 4, 20 | right hand and on the left, by honour and dishonour, by


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