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A special , or personal one , which is directed to certain orders of Christians ,
namely , to wives and husbands , children and parents , servants and masters ;
from the 18th verse to the end of the Chapter . The general exhortation is
They were men of this kind , whom our Saviour censured in his parable , Luke xiv
. because , while they regarded fields , oxen , and wives , altogether neglected
the call of salvation . Hence we may observe , 1 . That no one can savour of ...
It is not a sin , therefore , to commit fornication . · I answer , the word fac , make ,
which is added in the Vulgate version , is neither in the Hebrew , nor the Greek ;
but the prophet is commanded to take to himself for a wife that harlot , and bring ...
10 , When I go to a harlot , to whom do I do what I am unwilling to suffer ? How do
I violate that maxim , What you would not have done to you , you should not do to
another ? If I lust after my neighbour ' s wife , I am unwilling that any one should ...
This was the very plea of the heathen ; for thus says Cato , Young men ought to
have recourse to harlots , lest they should approach the wives of others . But
Augustine also is called in to their aid , and that expression , Take away harlots
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