Pascal's Pensées eBook

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[346] P. 251, l. 12. Bar-jesus blinded.—­Acts xiii, 6-11.

[347] P. 251, l. 14. The Jewish exorcists.—­Ibid., xix, 13-16.

[348] P. 251, l. 18. Si angelus.—­Galatians i, 8.

[349] P. 252, l. 10. An angel from heaven.—­See previous note.

[350] P. 252, l. 14. Father Lingende.—­Claude de Lingendes, an
      eloquent Jesuit preacher, who died in 1660.

[351] P. 252, l. 33. Ubi est Deus tuus?—­Ps. xiii, 3.

[352] P. 252, l. 34. Exortum est, etc.—­Ps. cxii, 4.

[353] P. 253, l. 6. Saint Xavier.—­Saint Francois Xavier, the friend
      of Ignatius Loyola, became a Jesuit.

[354] P. 253, l. 9. Vae qui, etc.—­Is. x, I.

[355] P. 253, l. 24. The five propositions.—­See Preface.

[356] P. 253, l. 36. To seduce, etc.—­Mark xiii, 22.

[357] P. 254, l. 6. Si non fecissem.—­John xv, 24.

[358] P. 255, l. 11. Believe in the Church.—­Matthew xviii, 17-20.

[359] P. 257, l. 14. They.—­The Jansenists, who believed in the system
      of evangelical doctrine deduced from Augustine by Cornelius Jansen
      (1585-1638), the Bishop of Ypres.  They held that interior grace is
      irresistible, and that Christ died for all, in reaction against
      the ordinary Catholic dogma of the freedom of the will, and merely
      sufficient grace.

[360] P. 258, l. 4. A time to laugh, etc.—­Eccles. iii, 4.

[361] P. 258, l. 4. Responde.  Ne respondeas.—­Prov. xxvi, 4, 5.

[362] P. 260, l. 3. Saint Athanasius.—­Patriarch of Alexandria,
      accused of rape, of murder, and of sacrilege.  He was condemned by
      the Councils of Tyre, Aries, and Milan.  Pope Liberius is said to
      have finally ratified the condemnation in A.D. 357.  Athanasius
      here stands for Jansenius, Saint Thersea for Mother Angelique, and
      Liberius for Clement IX.

[363] P. 261, l. 17. Vos autem non sic.—­Luke xxii, 26.

[364] P. 261, l. 23. Duo aut tres in unum.—­John x, 30; First Epistle
      of St. John, V, 8.

[365] P. 262, l. 18. The Fronde.—­The party which rose against Mazarin
      and the Court during the minority of Louis XIV.  They led to civil
      war.

[366] P. 262, l. 25. Pasce oves meas.—­John xxi, 17.

[367] P. 263, l. 14. Jeroboam.—­I Kings xii, 31.

[368] P. 265, l. 21. The servant, etc.—­John xv, 15.

[369] P. 266, l. 4. He that is not, etc.—­Matthew xii, 30.

[370] P. 266, l. 5. He that is not, etc.—­Mark ix, 40.

[371] P. 266, l. 11. Humilibus dot gratiam.—­James iv, 6.

[372] P. 266, l. 12. Sui eum non, etc.—­John i, 11, 12.

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