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4 Some read "breathes."

5 Luke xxi. 31.

6 Or, "security."

7 Some add, "for ever."

8 [To live by faith = to be just, through Christ the object of faith. The Fathers always accept "justification by faith." See Faber's Primitive Doctrine of Justificatioin; and compare Bull, Harmonia Apostolica.]

9 Luke ii. 29.

10 Baluzius interpolates here, without authority, "true."

11 John xvi. 20.

12 John xvi. 22.

13 Or, "Master and Teacher."

14 John xvi. 28.

15 Phil. i. 21.

16 [The Christian is not exempted from the common lot of humanity; but all men, if they would live godly, would escape many evils (1 Tim. vi. 6), even in the light of 2 Tim. iii. 12.]

17 A few codices read, for "the Spirit," " Christ."

18 Ecclus. ii. 1, 4.

19 Ecclus. ii. 5.

20 Job i. 21. [" The Christian's sorrow," says Bishop Home, "is better than the world's joy." John xvi. 33.]

21 Job i. 8.

22 Job ii. 10.

23 Tob. ii. 14.

24 Tob. xii. 11-15.

25 Num. xvii. 10.

26 Ps. li. 17.

27 Deut. viii. 2.

28 Deut. xiii. 3.

29 According to some, "the ship's helmsman." [Vol. i. 94.]

30 Some read, "of virtue." [In the Ignatian manner. Compare vol. i. p. 45.]

31 2 Cor. xii. 7-9.

32 Ecclus. xxvii. 5.

33 Some read, "rather it behoves us to rejoice."

34 Or, "of the way."

35 Some add, "on the poor."

36 Or "perceived."

37 Apoc. ii. 23.

38 Some originals read, "does not desire our blood, but asks for our faith."

39 [Sciamus non eos amitti sed praemitti. Current even in our day.]

40 [The clouds of black which are still customary in affliction are not according to the faith, in Cyprian's idea. Leighton, St. Peter, ii. 24.]

41 1 Thess. iv 13.

42 John xi. 25.

43 "Transformed."

44 Phil. iii. 21.

45 John xvii. 24.

46 Gen. v. 24.

47 Wisd. iv. 11.

48 Ps. lxxxiv. 1.

49 1 John ii. 15.

50 Some have "heavenly."

51 [A prelude to the Te Deum, and very possibly from a Western hymn: -Apostolorum gloriosus chorus; Prophetarum exultantium numerus; Martyrum innumerabilis populus.]

1 [Numbered x. in Oxford ed., assigned to A. D. 254.]

2 A slight and scarcely noticeable difference occurs here in the Oxford text, which reads the passage, "that the Son was sent, and willed to be called the Son of man."

3 Portaverat; "had brought" (Oxf. transl.).

4 "Poisons of the old serpent."

5 [The beauty of Cyprian's exordiums and perorations proves that he was a true orator. "Great and manifold," etc., Translators of King James.]

6 Prov. xvi. 6. [" By mercy and truth," etc., Eng. Version ]

7 Ecclus. iii. 30.

8 Luke xi. 41.

9 Prov. xx. 9.

10 1 John i. 8, 9. Oxford editors add: "If we confess our sin.i, the Lord is faithful and just to forgive us our sins." [They remind us that this passage is expounded in the Anglican Book of Homilies, Hom. xi. part ii. p. 347, ed. Philadelphia, 1844.]

11 Isa. lviii. 1.

12 Isa. lviii. 1-9.

13 Ecclus. xxii. 12.

14 Prov. xxi. 13.

15 Ps. xli. 1.

16 Some editors read "parcens " instead of "patiens," making the meaning "sparing to thy sins."

17 Dan. iv. 27.


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