Chastity

V.iv.41 Holy Syncletica said, “The precept which above all we ought to hold fast is to maintain our chastity. Even among worldly people chastity may be kept, but it can be totally unprofitable if they sin in all their other senses, by inordinately leering and laughing indecently.”

FROM: DE VITIS PATRUM, BOOK V, LIBELLUS 4: SELF CONTROL

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