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28 [Matt. v. 19.]

29 Or, according to ancient authority, "of confession and martyrdom." [Note this clear conception of the root-principle of the true martyr, and compare Treatise xi. infra.]

30 1 Cor. xiii. 4.

31 Or, "I have given you milk to drink, not meat," is read by some.

32 1 Cor. iii. 1-3.

33 Rom. viii. 12-14.

34 Col. iii. 1-4.

35 1 Cor. xv. 47-49.

36 1 Sam. ii. 30.

37 " And engenderine in the sons of God."-Oxford ed.

38 Matt. v. 43-45.

39 Or, "successive."

40 " Generositas."

41 Or, "that one should be such; " or, "that thou shouidst be such."

42 Isa. i. 2.

43 Matt. xxv. 34.

44 Pamelius, from four codices, reads, "Let there be -the divine reading before the eyes, good works in the hands."

45 [" Habet et pax coronas suas." Comp. Milton, Sonnetxi.]

46 The Oxford translator gives "blackness:" the original is "livor."

47 Or "myrrh," variously given in originals as "myrrham " or "merrham."

48 [" Unde vulneratus fuels, inde curare." Lear, act ii. sc. 4.]

49 "A fellow-heir," according to Baluzius and Routh.

50 Prov. xv. 1, LXX.

51 "Return" is a more common reading.

52 Routh omits the word "heavenly," on the authority of fourteen codices.

1 [Oxford number, xiii. Assigned to A.D. 252 or 257.]

2 [In the Council of Carthage, A.D. 256, a bishop of Tucca is so named.]

3 [Hippol., p. 242, supra.]

4 [Compare, On the Glory of Martyrdom, this volume, infra. This treatise seems a prescient admonition against the evils which soon after began to infect the Latin theology.]

5 [Note this chronological statement, and compare vol. ii. p. 334, note 5, and Elucidation XV. p. 346, same volume.]

6 Some read, "bravely abiding in the footsteps of Christ."

7 [Compare the paradox of Rev. vii. 14.]

8 [" Baptisma post quod nemo jam peccat." This gave "the baptism of blood" its grand advantage in the martyrs' eyes.]

9 The Oxford edition here adds, "in the place of gods."

10 [The astronomical idols seem to have been the earliest adopted (Job xxxi. 27), and so the soul degraded itself to lower forms and to mere fetichismby a process over and over again repeated among men. Rom. i. 21, 23.]

11 Ps. cxxxv. 15-18, cxv. 4-8.

12 Wisd. xv. 15-17.

13 Ex. xx. 4.

14 Pamelius and others read here, "the gods who rule over the world," apparently. taking the words from the thirteenth chapter of the book of Wisdom, and from the Testimonies, iii. 59, below, wher they are quoted.

15 Wisd. xiii. 1-4.

16 Deut. vi. 13, 20.

17 Ex. xx. 3.

18 Deut. xxxii. 39.

19 Rev. xiv. 6, 7.

20 Mark xii. 29-31.

21 Matt. xxii. 37-40.

22 John xvii. 3.

23 Ex. xxii. 20.

24 Deut. xxxii. 17.

25 Isa. ii. 8, 9.

26 Isa. lvii. 6.

27 Jer. vii. 6.

28 Rev. xiv. 9-11.

29 Ex. xxxii. 31-33.

30 Jer. vii. 16.

31 Ezek. xiv. 12-14.

32 1 Sam. ii. 25.

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