No alteration may be made in credits necessary for carrying out a law.
1 Maccabees credits them with ioo,000 victims. Trypho, the regent of Antiochus VI., put even greater political power into the hands of Jonathan and his brother Simon, but finally seized Jonathan on the pretext of a conference.
Gregory listened to the appeal; he projected - not, indeed, as has often been said, a crusade,' but a great expedition, which should recover ' Tradition credits a pope still earlier than Gregory VII.
Not, of course, that they meant deliberate evil; Pascal expressly credits them with good intentions.
David has realized Saul's hatred; but Jonathan scarcely credits it, although in xix.