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Chapter V.—Various relative duties.
Flee from haughtiness, “for the Lord resisteth
Abhor falsehood, for says [the Scripture], “Thou shalt
destroy all them that speak lies.”1285
envy, for its author is the devil, and his successor Cain, who envied his
brother, and out of envy committed murder. Exhort my sisters to love God,
and be content with their own husbands only. In like manner, exhort my
brethren also to be content with their own wives. Watch over the virgins,
as the precious treasures of Christ. Be long-suffering,1286
that thou mayest be great in wisdom. Do not neglect the poor, in
so far as thou art prosperous. For “by alms and fidelity sins are
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