This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images,
or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the
original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1846. Not
illustrated. Excerpt: ... reduced to that state of living mechanism
which would best lit them to be the blind and passive and
unresisting instruments of artful and intriguing selfishness--when
we know this--when all mankind knows it--when the common sense and
good feeling of Christendom have made the name of Jesuit, in every
language in Europe, the symbol for everything which is the reverse
of truth and charity, it does seem a fearful and a most humiliating
conclusion to the movement which has been so long distracting our
church, that a clergyman holding a dignified station, in a
protestant church and a protestant university, should thus avow
himself the advocate of such a system, and devote himself whenever
they are required by the superior to put their vow of poverty into
effect, they shall dispose of their property by giving it to the
poor, (by which they understand their own society, ) and not to
their relations, " that they may the more perfectly follow the
Evangelical Counsel which does not say, give to thy relations, but
to the poor; and that they may exhibit a better example to all, of
casting off inordinate affection to their parents, and of avoiding
the inconveniencies of an inordinate distribution which proceeds
from such love: and that by closing beforehand the avenue of
recurring to parents and relations, and to a useless memory of
themselves, they may more firmly and steadily persevere in their
vocation. " Pauperibus (ut dictum sit) dispensare debent, nt
consilium Evangelicum, quod non dicit, da consanguineis, sed
pauperibus, perfectius sequantur, etut melius exemplum omnibus
exhibeant, inordinatum erga parentes affectum exuendi, et incommoda
inordinate distribution s, quae a dicto amore procedit, declinandi;
atque ut ad parentes et consanguineis recurrendi, et ad in...
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||Paperback - Trade
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