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And thus obeying his request and commandment, I have put me in devoir to
oversee this his said book, and behold as nigh as I could how it accordeth with
the original, being in French. And I find nothing discordant therein, save only in
Here he states the doctrine of original sin — that man possesses no inherent
strength to enable him to deliver himself from sin and the impending curse, but
that, on the contrary, nothing can proceed from him, antecedently to reconciliation
His preface, which is printed here in the original Scottish spelling, gives some
indication of the sternness, not to say virulence, of bis temper towards the Roman
Church. * Oppose. * Most. or ellis by ambitioun, and insatiable covetousness, ...
... which is more precious than anything on earth, or at least than anything that is
of the earth, might by any means be restored to its perfect and original condition,
or if that may not be, yet reduced to a better condition than that in which it now is.
Nor do I confine the history to Bodies; but I have thought it my duty besides to
make a separate history of such Virtues as may be considered cardinal in nature.
I mean those original passions or desires of matter which constitute the primary ...
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