179 Compare Cyprian (vol. v. p. 502, this series), and note his judicious reference to the inspiration of Balaam by the extreme instance of the miraculous voice of a dumb beast. Also, see vol. ii. Elucidation XIII. p. 346, this series.
180 Republished, New York, Randolph, 1885.
181 Pp. 339, 343.
182 Note, these are the "really ancient" portions.
183 Verses 5, 6, etc., to the end.
184 Ps. lxxii. 1, 2.
185 An absurdity pulverized by the faith and learning of Dr. Pusey.
186 Pseudepigrapha. O. F. Fritzsche, Lips., 1871, Codex Pseudepigr. Vet. Test., ed. 1722.; J. A. Fabricius, Messias Judaeorum, Hilgenfeld, Lips., 1869; also Drummond, The Jewish Messiah; and compare Jellinek, Bet-ha-Midrash, six. parts, 1857-73.
187 See the Greek of Constantine's quotations in Heyne's Virgil, excursus i. tom. i. p. 164.
188 Heyne (Lips., 1788), vol. i. pp. 66-70.
1 [Of this Donatus, see (On the Persecutors) cap. 16, infra; also cap. 35. He was a confessor and sore sufferer under Diocletian.]
2 Simulavit: others read "dissimulavit," concealed his knowledge.
3 Revolvuntur in planum.
4 Thus our Lord Himself speaks, John xvii. 3: "This is life eternal, that they may know Thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent." [The Jehovah-Angel vol. 1. pp. 223-226, this series, and sparsim.]
5 Ad ruinam.
6 Ch. v. and vi. pp. 47, 48.
7 The temple built of living stones, 1 Pet. ii. 5.
8 Ch. x., etc., p. 108.
9 Dum disputant; other editions read, "dum dissipant."
10 [Ne illi vitium concederet etiam virtutis fecit expertem.]
11 [Disciple of Panaetius the Rhodian, a Stoic, third century B.C.]
12 Verisimilitudine, i.e., likeness of truth.
13 Inexpugnabile, impregnable.
15 Epicurus: it seems to be spoken with some irony.
18 The Stoics. [Encountered first by St. Paul, Acts xvii. 18.]
19 The Epicureans. [Ibid.]
20 In eo enim summa omnis et cardo religionis pietatisque versatur.
21 [This fear of the Lord is filial, not servile; and this anger is likewise twofold, including fatherly and corrective indignation, and the wrath of the magistrate, which inflicts penalty and retribution. Compare Ps. vii. 11; also p. 104, note 1, supra.]
22 The reason of man, man's rational nature, recognizes the divine reason, i.e., God. [Confert cum Deo vultum et rationem ratio cognoscit. Hence Milton's "human face divine."]
23 De Legibus, i. 8.
24 Incondita, "unformed, or rude." [See p. 77, supra.]