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The and proof of more someone indifference increases his any of Phrygian stone in every good thing, or of porphyry, and stability, be for more precious than these material embellishments . all kinds, truth with but you let much As for images of in paintings and sculpture, which men devise to mimic the falsehood, such a [p326J dwelling does since in it the figures of true reality are complete. not admit them, If you long for 66 Gregory of Nyssa promenades and cloisters, commandments. For thus you have Wisdom the speaks: pastimes J walk in of the ways the learned from the one who said, I enlarged my doing - not God's doing, of which is what he was himself, but his own, which is what the dwelling- justice, and J lead my life in the midst of the ways of just action place (Prov.

Example of arrogance in the matters enumerated above - an opulent For what is such a gross the peculiar treasure of kings and of the countries; house. and an abundance of vines, and ripeness in vegetable-plots, and I got men and women singers. collecting waters in pools and channelling them in gardens - as for a and luxuries of sons of man. human being to think himself the master of his own kind? I got me men and women wine-pourers; slaves and slave-girls. he says, and homebred slaves were born for I was enlarged and 1 acquired more me.

The confession about planting catalogue of effects on the person. Content with little, he will give service through what befalls a the full extent and vines encompasses a great The tex t includes in its meaning nature of the effects caused by wine. Who in him in the flesh, and will devote his life to the care of his soul [Plat the world does not know that once wine immoderately exceeds what is Apol 29d-30b etcl, enlarging the doing of God and not his own, necessary, he may never acknowledging his come himself futile zeal into through the necessity confession, as of we that publicly have now indulgence, it is injury tinder to for youth, licentiousness, [p329l deformity the to means age, to dishonour selffor women, a poison inducing madness, sustenance for insanity, destruction 68 to Gregory of Nyssa the soul, death to the understanding, estrangement from virtue?

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