On the Good of Widowhood.
On the Good of Widowhood.
St. Augustine

Rev. C. L. Cornish, M.A.
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On the Good of Widowhood.

Section 2. Whereas, therefore, in every question, which relates to life and conduct…

Section 3. Therefore thus saith the Apostle, the teacher of the Gentiles…

Section 4. Lo, there is your good compared to that good…

Section 5. Wherefore also when he was advising married persons not to defraud one another of…

Section 6. Wherefore this in the first place you ought to know…

Section 7. But whereas the Apostle, when commending the fruit of unmarried men and women…

Section 8. Whence, also, what the Apostle Paul said of the unmarried woman…

Section 9. Learn, therefore, that thy good, yea, rather, remember what thou hast learned…

Section 10. Nor, because I called Ruth blessed, Anna more blessed…

Section 11. But thou who both hast sons, and livest in that end of the world…

Section 12. But since, as the Lord saith, "Not all receive this word…

Section 13. Wherefore they who say that the marriages of such are not marriages…

Section 14. Wherefore I cannot indeed say, of females who have fallen away from a better…

Section 16. For that also is no foolish question which is wont to be proposed…

Section 19. These discussions, therefore, concerning the different deserts of married women…

Section 21. These things I am compelled to admonish by reason of certain little discourses of…

Section 22. Now it has been my wish on this account to say something on this…

Section 23. If, therefore, you had not as yet vowed unto God widowed continence…

Section 24. Let the inner ear of the virgin also…

Section 25. The past day returns not hereafter, and after yesterday proceeds to-day…

Section 27. Indeed in all spiritual delights, which unmarried women enjoy…

Section 28. Go on therefore in your course, and run with perseverance…




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