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... of continence is not granted by God . For why do they tolerate fornication
among the laity , which they say is a mortal sin , and not allow marriage among
the clergy , which the Holy Spirit , Heb . xiii . 4 , has pronounced to be honourable
in all ...
Because it makes that which is most precious and peculiar to man , namely his
faculty of speech , foul and ridiculous ; a gift not granted us for this purpose , as it
is well observed in Virgil , Æn . 4 . 647 . For obscene and scurrilous language is ...
52 , All they that take the sword shall perish with the sword ; that is , as Augustine
interprets it , Every one who without legitimate authority granted to him , or
enjoining him so to do , shall arm himself against the life of any man , shall perish
For although the business of teaching publicly with authority rests upon ministers
; yet the duty of teaching privately out of charity , is incuinbent upon every private
person , to whom the faculty and the occasion is granted of edifying others in ...
It is therefore false , and contrary as well to Divine as to human laws , which
Bellarmin takes for granted , That every damsel after her twelfth year , and every
youth after his fourteenth year , may , against the will of their parents , determine
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