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" ... ,"Go thy ways, and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 343
1904
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1857
...and entreaties to discourse with her son ; when he, a little displeased with her importunity, said, " Go thy ways, and God bless thee ; for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." This last answer seemed to come from heaven, and she believed from that time that God would convert...
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The Confessions of S. Augustine

Saint Augustine (of Hippo) - Christian life - 1838 - 363 pages
...that he would see me, and discourse with me ; he, a little displeased at her importunity, saith, " Go thy ways, and God bless Thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." Which answer she took (as she often mentioned in her conversations with me) as if it had sounded from...
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The Confessions of S. Augustine: Revised from a Former Translation

Saint Augustine (Bishop of Hippo.), Edward Bouverie Pusey - 1840 - 363 pages
...that he would see me, and discourse with me ; he, a little displeased at her importunity, saith, " Go thy ways, and God bless Thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." Which answer she took (as she often mentioned in her conversations with me) as if it had sounded from...
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The Gospel herald; or, Poor Christian's magazine, Volume 49

1881
...him to see her son, and converse with him. The good maa said — "lean do him. no good. Go thy way, and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." This answer she accepted, as she afterwards told her son, as though it were a voice from heaven. The...
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The Female Disciple of the First Three Centuries of the Christian Era; Her ...

Susette Harriet Smith - Women in Christianity - 1845 - 197 pages
...comforted her by a reply full of encouragement to every praying mother. " Depart in peace," said he, "it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish ! " And when this child of so many prayers and tears was, by the teaching of the Holy Spirit, brought...
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Lives of certain fathers of the Church in the fourth century, Volume 1

William James E. Bennett - 1847
...that the bishop would see her son; till he, almost vexed with her importunity, dismissed her, saying, "Go thy ways, and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish."* And through the long years that elapsed before Augustine's conversion, these words dwelt in Monica's...
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Holy men of old, short notices of such as are named in the calendar of the ...

1849
...when importuned by her to converse with her son, said, at length, with some impatience, " Go thy way and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." She saw the fulfilment of those words ; she lived till Augustin became a Catholic, and died on her...
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The Primitive Church Magazine, Volume 7

Primitive Baptists - 1850
...importunate that he would endeavor to dissuade her son from his errors, he dismissed her, saying1, " Go thy ways and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should miscarry." The judp-ment of this good bishop, and the faith and prayers of his excellent mother were...
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St. Augustine: A Biographical Memoir

John Baillie - 1859 - 305 pages
...The scene is touching, — and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none." " Go thy ways, and God bless thee ; for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." So spoke, one evening, a holy man in North Africa to a weeping mother who had begged his friendly offices...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature

Bible - 1859
...overrule our waywardness and sin to the glory of God ! " Go thy way," said a pious bishop to Monnica, " and God bless thee, for it is not possible that the son of these tears should perish." The Manichseism of Augustine was to be exposed to trial severer than the acutist logic — the trial...
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