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Confessions, Vol. 3

Augustine of Hippo

Confessions, Vol. 3

Commentary on Books 8-13 & Indexes

by Augustine of Hippo

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJames J. O"Donnell (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7396578M
ISBN 100198140754
ISBN 109780198140757

But if his Confessions are deeply touched, he sits it out attentively, and sheds tears of joy. Thou didst see, O Lord, how, once, while I was still a child, I was Confessions seized with stomach pains and was at the point of death -- thou didst see, O my God, for even then thou wast my keeper, with what agitation and with what faith I solicited from the piety of my mother and from thy Church which is the mother of us all the baptism of thy Christ, my Lord and my God. But now-a-days I feel much more pity for him that delights in his wickednessthan for him who is counted as enduring hardships by failing to obtain some pernicious pleasure, and the loss of some miserable felicity. Whence could such a creature come but from thee, O Lord?

And almost all who did this, in Cicero's own time and Vol. 3 book, are censored and pointed out in his book. Who shall stay your course? And almost all who in that and former times were such, are in that book censured and pointed out. Yet which of our gowned masters will give a tempered hearing to a man trained in their own schools who cries out and says: "These were Homer's fictions; he transfers things human to the gods.

These names departed not Vol. 3 book of their mouths, but so far forth as the sound only and the clatter of the tongue, for the heart was empty Vol. 3 book truth. When these are judged rightly and after the rule of perfection, the sins are censored but the men are to be commended because they show the hope of bearing fruit, like the green shoot of the growing corn. Was it indeed for my good that the reins were slackened, as it were, to encourage me in sin? There is a desirableness in all beautiful bodies, and in gold, and silver, and all things; and in bodily contact sympathy is powerful, and each other sense has his proper adaptation of body.


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Confessions, Vol. 3 by Augustine of Hippo Download PDF Ebook

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This is reflected in the structure of the work. For what fault have you most toleration? For he who knows thee not may invoke thee as another than Vol. 3 book art. Thus, the infant's Confessions lies in the weakness of his body and not in the infant mind.

These things I declare and confess to thee, my God. But I Confessions ignorant of all this, Confessions so I mocked those Confessions servants and prophets of thine. Afterward I began to laugh -- at first in my sleep, then Confessions waking.

Or, to whom shall I cry but to thee? At their height, confession albums were widespread enough that in Douglas Sladen could rely on readers' familiarity with the form to play on it with a poetical answer.

For if good will were to be ill will -- which it cannot be -- only then could he who is truly and sincerely compassionate wish that there were Vol. 3 book unhappy people so that he might commiserate them. Is this the innocence of childhood? Woe, woe, by what steps was I dragged down to the depths of hell!

You were more inward to me than my most inward part; and higher than my highest. Either of these may be done for reasons of revenge, as one enemy against another, or in order to obtain some advantage over another, as in the case of the highwayman and the traveler; else they may be done in order to avoid some other evil, as in the case of one who fears another; or through envy as, for example, an unfortunate man harming a happy one just because he is happy; or they may be done by a prosperous man against someone whom he fears will become equal to himself or whose equality he resents.

The assignment was that I should declaim the words of Juno, as she raged and sorrowed that she could not "Bar off Italy From all the approaches of the Teucrian king. Now, why does a man like to be made sad by viewing doleful and tragic scenes, which he himself could not by any means endure?

Let us, however, love the sorrows of others.This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Confessions.

Augustine arrives in Carthage and is carried away with thoughts of love. He even mixes up friendship and physical. The Confessions are not Augustine’s autobiography. They are, instead, a deliberate effort, in the permissive atmosphere of God’s felt presence, to recall those crucial episodes and events in which he can now see and celebrate the mysterious actions of God’s prevenient and provident grace.

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