|Title:||A treatise of patience. Written by Father Francis Arias, of the Society of Iesus, in his second part of the Imitatio[n] of Christ our Lord. Translated into English.|
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A treatise of patience. Written by Father Francis Arias, of the Society of Iesus, in his second part of the Imitatio[n] of Christ our Lord. Translated into English.
Arias, Francisco., Tobie, Matthew, 1577-1655,
[Saint-Omer: Widow of C. Boscard], With permission of superiours, Anno 1630.
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A translation, by Sir Tobie Matthew, of the original by Francisco Arias.
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Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Patience -- Early works to 1800.
THE EPISTLE DE∣DICATORY. To the right honorable and most noble Lady, the Lady B. A.
A TABLE OF THE CHAPTERS.
A prayer for obteining Patience of Almighty God.
THE I. CHAPTER. In What the vertue of Patience con∣sists; and how the supernaturall fa∣uours of God are necessary for our suffering the miseries of this life with true Patience.
THE II. CHAPTER. Of the euils or incōueniences of payne which Christ our Lord beganne to suffer euen from his Conception, and Birth; and of the example of Patience, which he gaue vs therein.
THE III. CHAPTER. How Christ our Lord endured the com∣pany of the wicked, and of the ex∣ample of Patience, which he gaue vs thereby.
THE IV. CHAPTER. Of the euils of paine, which Christ our Lord suffered in his Passion; and of the example of Patience, which he gaue vs, by suffering them with so great good will.
THE V. CHAPTER. Of the Patience, desire, and loue, wher∣with Christ our Lord indured all those torments, for the example and edification of our soules.
THE VI. CHAPTER. Of the Patience wherewith wee ought to suffer the losse of temporall goods, and of the example which Christ our Lord gaue vs herein.
THE VII. CHAPTER. Of the Patience, Wherewith wee are to endure corporall infirmities; and of the example, which Christ our Lord hath giuen vs herein.
THE VIII. CHAPTER. Of other great benefits, which are drawen from corporall infirmi∣ties, when they are borne with Patience.
THE IX. CHAPTER. Wherein it is confirmed, by the exam∣ple of Saints, how great the fruite of sicknes, and other tribulation is; and how this is an effect of Gods mercy, which he she was towards his friends.
THE X. CHAPTER. Of the fruite of the encrease of Faith, and Patience, which wee must ga∣ther from the Patience, which the Saints haue shewed in suffering their infirmities and paines.
THE XI. CHAPTER. Of the Patience wherewith discomforts and spirituall desolations, are to be endured; and of the example which Christ our Lord gaue hereof.
THE XII. CHAPTER. Of the necessity, and fruite of Patience; and how it is a signe of the elect and predestinated of God.
THE XIII. CHAPTER. How pleasing the vertue of Patience is to God, and of the great fauours which he affoardes them, who suffer with Patience.
THE XIIII. CHAPTER. Of the meanes, whereby the vertue of Patience may be obtained; which is, that wee be watchfull to consider the fruite thereof, and the examples whereby wee haue been taught it by Christ our Lord.
THE XV. CHAPTER. Of other meanes whereby wee are to obtaine, and conserue the vertue of Patience, namely to consider our sin∣nes, and to resort to Almighty God, for the remedy thereof.