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The resurrection of the dead is the confidence of Christians , says Tertullian .
Therefore there is need of special faith . Consolations . 1 . Not we ourselves , but
Christ is the keeper of the eternal life promised to us : Therefore , although we are
In human governments , says Aquinas , Q . 2 . qu . 10 . art . 11 , they who preside
, justly tolerate sonne evils , lest they should incur worse ; and he instances lewd
women . This was the very plea of the heathen ; for thus says Cato , Young men ...
23 , says , The devil set up brothels , and published the shame of unhappy
women . ... Besides , I say , that however diligently the magistrate may endeavour
to repress fornication , yet he can never wholly remove from human society
harlots or ...
Pudicitia , speaks of this uncleanness : Those impious furies of lusts , says he ,
contrary to nature itself , we remove not only from the threshold , but from the
whole house of the Church ; for they are not sins merely but portentous vermin .
Whence says the Apostle , 1 Thess . iv . 3 , & c This is the will of God , even your
sanctification , that every one should know how to possess his vessel in
sanctification and honour , not in the lust of concupiscence , as the Gentiles
which know ...
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