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236 'Erwj, Cupid.

237 Or, "carpets." Xenoph., Memorabilia, II. i. 30; The Words of Virtue to Vice.

238 Eph. vi. 11.

239 i.e., Permanent state and nature.

240 [See Epiphan., Opp., ii. 391, ed. Oehler.]

241 Or, vie with.

242 parousia| substituted by Grabe for par0r9hsi/a|.

243 Matt. v. 8. [On the Beatitudes, see book iv. cap. 6, infra.]

244 Matt. vii. 7.

245 [See note, book ii. cap. 7, p. 352, supra.]

246 Barnabas, Epist., cap. xvi. vol. i. p. 147.

247 [Clement does not credit the apostasy of the deacon Nicolas (Acts vi. 5), though others of the Fathers surrender him to the Nicolaitans. See book iii. cap. iv. infra.]

248 kata/pausma (in Theodoret), for which the text reads kata/plasma.

249 Iliad, v. 739.

250 After this comes w\j e!rwta, which yields no meaning, and has been variously amended, but not satisfactorily. Most likely some words have dropped out of the text. [The note in ed. Migne, nevertheless, is worth consultation.]

251 Ps. lxxxii. 1.

252 Ps. lxxxii. 6.

253 Rom. viii. 9.

254 2 Cor. x. 3.

255 1 Cor. xv. 50.

256 Heb. xiii. 5.

257 The text has a0retw=n, virtues, for which, in accordance with Pythagoras' well-known opinion, a0riqmw=n has been substituted from Theodoret.

258 For kata/plhcin of the text, Heinsius reads a0kata/plhcin, which corresponds to the other term ascribed to Democritus-a9qambi/hn.

259 Luke xiv. 11.

260 Rom. vi. 22.

261 Rom. v. 4, 5.

262 Probably Heb. iv. 8, 9.

263 Ezek. xviii. 4-9.

264 Ezek. xviii. 4-9.

265 Ezek. xviii. 4-9.

266 Heb. vi. 11-20.

267 Prov. i. 33.

268 1 Cor. xi. 1.

269 [He places the essence of marriage in the chaste consummation itself, the first after lawful nuptials. Such is the force of this definition, which the note in ed. Migne misrepresnets, as if it were a denial that second nuptials are marriage.]

270 Gen. xx. 12.

271 Tob. iv. 15.

272 Gen. i. 28.

273 [The offering of the purification has a beautiful regard to the example of the turtle-dove; and the marriage-ring may have been suggested by the ringdove, a symbol of constancy in nature.]

274 Gen. ii. 18. [A beautiful tribute to the true wife.]

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