BOOK X



Index

CONSPECTUS

CHAPTER I. IN GOD ALONE IS THE HOPE AND JOY OF MAN.

CHAPTER II. THAT ALL THINGS ARE MANIFEST TO GOD. THAT CONFESSION UNTO HIM IS NOT' MADE BY THE WORDS OF THE FLESH, BUT OF! THE SOUL, AND THE CRY OF REFLECTION.

CHAPTER III. HE WHO CONFESSETH RIGHTLY UNTO GOD BEST KNOWETH HIMSELF.

CHAPTER IV. THAT IN HIS CONFESSIONS HE MAY DO GOOD, HE CONSIDERS OTHERS.

CHAPTER V. THAT MAN KNOWETH NOT HIMSELF WHOLLY.

CHAPTER VI. THE LOVE OF GOD, IN HIS NATURE SUPERIOR TO ALL CREATURES, IS ACQUIRED BY THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SENSES AND THE EXERCISE OF REASON.

CHAPTER VII. THAT GOD IS TO BE FOUND NEITHER FROM THE POWERS OF THE BODY NOR OF THE SOUL.

CHAPTER VIII. OF THE NATURE AND THE AMAZING POWER OF MEMORY.

CHAPTER IX. NOT ONLY THINGS, BUT ALSO LITERATURE AND IMAGES, ARE TAKEN FROM THE MEMORY, AND ARE BROUGHT FORTH BY THE

CHAPTER X. LITERATURE IS NOT INTRODUCED TO THE MEMORY THROUGH THE SENSES, BUT IS BROUGHT FORTH FROM ITS MORE SECRET PLACES.

CHAPTER XI. WHAT IT IS TO LEARN AND TO THINK.

CHAPTER XII. ON THE RECOLLECTION OF THINGS MATHEMATICAL.

CHAPTER XIII. MEMORY RETAINS ALL THINGS.

CHAPTER XIV. CONCERNING THE MANNER IN WHICH JOY AND SADNESS MAY BE BROUGHT BACK TO THE MIND AND MEMORY.

CHAPTER XV. IN MEMORY THERE ARE ALSO IMAGES OF THINGS WHICH ARE ABSENT.

CHAPTER XVI. THE PRIVATION OF MEMORY IS FORGETFULNESS.

CHAPTER XVII. GOD CANNOT BE ATTAINED UNTO BY THE POWER OF MEMORY, WHICH BEASTS AND BIRDS POSSESS.

CHAPTER XVIII A THING WHEN LOST COULD NOT BE FOUND UNLESS IT WERE RETAINED IN THE MEMORY.

CHAPTER XIX. WHAT IT IS TO REMEMBER.

CHAPTER XX. WE SHOULD NOT SEEK FOR GOD AND THE HAPPY LIFE UNLESS WE HAD KNOWN IT.

CHAPTER XXI. HOW A HAPPY LIFE MAY BE RETAINED IN THE MEMORY.

CHAPTER XXII. A HAPPY LIFE IS TO REJOICE IN GOD, AND FOR GOD.

CHAPTER XXIII. ALL WISH TO REJOICE IN THE TRUTH.

CHAPTER XXIV. HE WHO FINDS TRUTH, FINDS GOD.

CHAPTER XXV. HE IS GLAD THAT GOD DWELLS IN HIS MEMORY.

CHAPTER XXVI. GOD EVERYWHERE ANSWERS THOSE WHO TAKE' COUNSEL OF HIM.

CHAPTER XXVII. HE GRIEVES THAT HE WAS SO LONG WITHOUT GOD.

CHAPTER XXVIII. ON THE MISERY OF HUMAN LIFE.

CHAPTER XXIX. ALL HOPE IS IN THE MERCY OF GOD

CHAPTER XXX. OF THE PERVERSE IMAGES OF DREAMS, WHICH HE WISHES TO HAVE TAKEN AWAY.

CHAPTER XXXI. ABOUT TO SPEAK OF THE TEMPTATIONS OF THE LUST OF THE FLESH, HE FIRST COMPLAINSOF THE LUST OF EATING AND DRINKING.

CHAPTER XXXII. OF THE CHARMS OF PERFUMES WHICH ARE MORE EASILY OVERCOME.

CHAPTER XXXIII. HE OVERCAME THE PLEASURES OF THE EAR, ALTHOUGH IN THE CHURCH HE FREQUENTLY DELIGHTED IN THE SONG, NOT IN THE THING SUNG.

CHAPTER XXXIV. OF THE VERY DANGEROUS ALLUREMENTS OF THE EYES; ON ACCOUNT OF BEAUTY OF FORM, GOD, THE CREATOR, IS TO BE PRAISED.

CHAPTER XXXV. ANOTHER KIND OF TEMPTATION IS CURIOSITY, WHICH IS STIMULATED BY THE LUST OF THE EYES.

CHAPTER XXXVI. A THIRD KIND IS "PRIDE" WHICH IS PLEASING TO MAN, NOT TO GOD.

CHAPTER XXXVII. HE IS FORCIBLY GOADED ON BY THE LOVE OF PRAISE.

CHAPTER XXXVIII. VAIN-GLORY IS THE HIGHEST DANGER.

CHAPTER XXXIX. OF THE VICE OF THOSE WHO, WHILE PLEASING THEMSELVES, DISPLEASE GOD.

CHAPTER XL. THE ONLY SAFE RESTING-PLACE FOR THE SOUL IS TO BE FOUND IN GOD.

CHAPTER XLI. HAVING CONQUERED HIS TRIPLE DESIRE, HE ARRIVES AT SALVATION.

CHAPTER XLII. IN WHAT MANNER MANY SOUGHT THE MEDIATOR.

CHAPTER XLIII. THAT JESUS CHRIST, AT THE SAME TIME GOD AND MAN, IS THE TRUE AND MOST EFFICACIOUS MEDIATOR.