The Clementine Homilies; (Tranls. by Thomas Smith, Peter Peterson, and [James] Donaldson.) [Enth. Constitutiones Apostolorum]. - The Apostolical Constitutions. Ed., with Notes, by James Donaldson

The Clementine Homilies; (Tranls. by Thomas Smith, Peter Peterson, and [James] Donaldson.) [Enth. Constitutiones Apostolorum]. - The Apostolical Constitutions. Ed., with Notes, by James Donaldson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ...2 Part of this is supplied from the Recognitions. 3 Inserted from the Recognitions. These words are taken from the Recognitions. recognised for one day by my wife and children, and have speedily gone back to my previous sad condition when I was still ignorant." And my mother lamenting, plucked her hair; and we groaned in distress on account of the transformation of our father, and could not comprehend what in the world it could be. But Annubion stood speechless, seeing and hearing these things; while Peter said to us, his children, in the presence of all: "Believe me, this is Faustus your father. Wherefore I urge you to attend to him as being your father. For.God will vouchsafe some occasion for his putting off the shape of Simon, and exhibiting again distinctly that of your father." And saying this, and looking to my father, he said: "I permitted you to salute Appion and Annubion, since you asserted that they were your friends from childhood, but I did not permit you to associate with the magician Simon." Chap. Xvi.--Why Simon gave to Faustus his own shape. And my father said: "I have sinned; I confess it." And Annubion said: "I also along with him beg you to forgive the noble and good old man who has been deceived: for the unfortunate man has been the sport of that notorious fellow. But I shall tell you how it took place.1 The good old man came to salute us. But at that very hour we who were there happened to be listening to Simon, who wished to run away that night, for he had heard that some people had come to Laodicea in search of him by the command of the emperor. But as Faustus was entering, he turned his own rage on him, and thus addressed us: 'Make him, when he comes, share your meals; and I will...show more

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