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107. That we must not use detraction.

In Solomon, in the Proverbs: “Love not to detract, lest thou be taken away.”46064606    Prov. xx. 13 (LXX.). Also in the forty-ninth Psalm: “Thou sattest, and spakest against thy brother; and against the son of thy mother thou placedst a stumbling-block.”46074607    Ps. l. 20. Also in the Epistle of Paul to the Colossians:46084608    Oxford edition, “to Titus.”  “To speak ill of no man, nor to be litigious.”46094609    Tit. iii. 2.


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