Against Lying
Against Lying
St. Augustine

Rev. H. Browne, M.A.
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Title Page

Against Lying

Introduction

Section 1. A great deal for me to read hast thou sent…

Section 2. Perceivest thou not how much this reasoning aideth the very persons whom as great…

Section 3. Which sentence dishonoreth the holy Martyrs, nay rather taketh away holy martyrdoms altogether.…

Section 4. Of lies are many sorts, which indeed all…

Section 13. Or haply is it so, that he who plots in this way to find…

Section 14. Wherefore, that which is written, "Who speaketh the truth in his heart…

Section 15. And as for that saying of the Apostle…

Section 16. For there were even in the Apostles' times some who preached the truth not…

Section 19. Some man will say, "So then any thief whatever is to be accounted equal…

Section 21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin…

Section 22. And to holy David indeed it might more justly be said…

Section 24. Touching Jacob, however, that which he did at his mother's bidding…

Section 25. Nor have I undertaken that in the present discourse…

Section 27. There are some things of this sort even of our Saviour in the Gospel…

Section 28. Hence is also that which thou hast mentioned that they speak of…

Section 29. Because, therefore, lying heretics find not in the books of the New Testament any…

Section 32. But, as for that which is written, that God did good to the Hebrew…

Section 33. It remains then that we understand as concerning those women…

Section 34. But some man will say, Would then those midwives and Rahab have done better…

Section 35. Since these things are so, because it were too long to treat thoroughly of…

Section 37. Add to this, and here is cause to cry out more piteously…

Section 38. But infirmity pleadeth its part, and with favor of the crowds proclaims itself to…

Section 40. But sometimes a peril to eternal salvation itself is put forth against us…

Section 41. Either then we are to eschew lies by right doing…




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