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290 Plenitudinem praediucationis.

291 Scrupulositatis.

292 Gal. iii. 1.

293 Gal. v. 7.

294 Gal. i. 6.

295 1 Cor. iii. 1, and following verses.

296 1 Cor. viii. 2.

297 John xiv. 26.

298 John xv. 26.

299 [Tertullian knows no other Vicar of Christ than the Holy Spirit. They who attribute infalibility to any mortal man become Montanists; they attribute the Paraclet's voice to their oracle.]

300 Audeat.

301 Utique, ironical.

302 Perperam.

303 Virtutes, "potestatem edendi miracula" (Oehler).

304 Charismata.

305 Miniteria. Another reading has mysteria, "mysteries" or "sacraments."

306 Gal. I. 8. [In this chapter (xxix.) the principle of Prescription is condesned and brought to the needle-point-Quod semper. If you can't show that your doctrine was always taight, it is false: and this is "Prescription."]

307 Fere.

308 [Kaye, p. 226.]

309 See Adv. Marcion, iv. 4.infra.

310 Enim, profecto (Oehler).

311 1 Cor. xi. 19.

312 Mark. xiv. 21.

313 Stemma. The reading of the Cod. Agobard. is "stigma," which gives very good sense.

314 Vetus.

315 Sanctissimi. This may be an ironical allusion to Marcion's repudiation of marriage.

316 Impegit.

317 In chap. vi. p. 246 above.

318 Energemate. Oehler defines this word, "vis et efficacia daemonum, quibus agebatur." [But see Lardner, Credib, viii. p. 540.]

319 Matt. vii. 16.

320 Sine dubio.

321 Alterius fuisse. One reading is anterius; i.e., "demonstrates the priority" of the book he alters.

322 Frequentiores.

323 Nescio qui.

324 Ambulant.

325 Compare de Carn Christi, chap. ii. [Elucidation IV.]

326 Christ; so Routh.

327 We add Oehler's reading of this obscure passage: "Sic enim apostolus descripsit, sic enim apostolos solet facere, dare praeterea illis virtutem eadem signa edendi quae et ipse." ["It is worthy of remark" (says Kaye, p. 95), "that he does not appeal to any instance of the exercise of miraculous powers in his own day."]

328 Ab excessu.

329 Disputandam. Another reading has deputandam, i.e., "to attribute."

330 Posteritatem.

331 Nulla constantia de conscientia, "no conscientious ground of confidence" (Dodgson).

332 Origines, "the originals" (Dodgson).

333 Ille. A touch of irony occurs in the phrase "primus ille episcopus."

334 Deferunt.

335 Fastos.

336 [Linus and Cletus must have died or been martyred, therefore, almost as soon as appointed. Our author had seen these registers, no doubt.]

337 Confingant.

338 Probabuntur. Another reading is provocabuntur, "will be challenged." [Not to one particular See, but to all the Apostolic churches: Quod ubique.]

339 Pro consanguinitate doctrinae

340 That is, the succession of bishops from the apostles, and the identity of doctrine with the apostolic.

341 Sacramenti.

342 Traducentur.

343 Semina sumpsisse.

344 1 Cor. xv. 12.

345 Comp. Tertull. De Resur. Carnis, xxxvi.

346 Gal. v. 2.

347 1 Tim. iv. 3.

348 Aeque tangit.

349 2 Tim. ii. 3.

350 1 Tim. i. 4.

351 Nescio qui.

352 Charite.

353 Sermonem.

354 De qua prima ogdoade. [See Irenaeus, Vol. I. p. 316,etc this Series.]

355 Gal. iv. 9.

356 Non natam, literally, "as being unbegotten."

357 Deo non nato.

358 Comparat.

359 Rev. ii. 14.

360 Gaiana. So Oehler; the common reading being "Caiana."

361 1 John iv. 3.

362 Comp. Epiphanius, i. 30.

363 Referred to perhaps in Col. ii. 18.

364 Institutionem.

365 Nescio quem.

366 Igneum, "consisted of fire."

367 "The ectroma, or fall of Sophia from the Pleroma, from whom to Creator was fabled to be descended" (Dodgson).

368 Scilicet.

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