Sentence Examples

  • Let people have married or be anyhow steeled in continence before they are admitted to baptism.
  • 24): Alexander, however, who impressed his contemporaries by his sexual continence, kept no harem of the old sort.
  • In dealing with continence and incontinence, the same doubts and solutions occur as in the Nicomachean Ethics (Book vii.
  • In 1830 he was rector of the university; and in his speech at the tricentenary of the Augsburg Confession in that year he charged the Catholic Church with regarding the virtues of the pagan world as brilliant vices, and giving the crown of perfection to poverty, continence and obedience.
  • 4 Lastly, such partial attempts as we have already described to enforce upon the clergy a special rule of continence, by their very failure, suggested more heroic measures.

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