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" Essens reject pleasures as an evil, but esteem continence, and the conquest over our passions, to be virtue. They neglect wedlock, but choose out other persons... "
The Rationale and Ethics of Freemasonry: Or, The Masonic Institution ... - Page 111
by Augustus C. L. Arnold - 1858 - 298 pages
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The works of Flavius Josephus. To which are added, 3 dissertations ..., Volume 3

Flavius Josephus - 1814
...which pretends to a severer discipline, are called Essens. These last are Jews by hirth, and seem ta have a greater affection for one another than the other sects, have. These Essens, reject pleasures, as an evil, but esteem continence, and the conquest over our passions,...
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The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1825
...second the Sadducees, and the third sect, which pretends to a severer discipline, are called Essens. These last are Jews by birth, and seem to have a greater ajTcction for one another than the other sects have These Essens reject pleaeureri as an evil, but...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1840
...about English. " The third sect" (fe third in relation to the Pharisees, who are ranked as theirs/, and the Sadducees, who are ranked as the second) "...obviously a double reason for a stricter cohesion amongst the Christians internally, than could by possibility belong to any other sect 1st, in the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 47

1840
...t/iirdsect" (ic third in relation to the Pharisees, wlio are ranked as Ihejirst, and the Sadiiucees, who are ranked as the second) " are called Essenes....strong conformity in this point to the distinguishing feature's of the new-born Christians, as they would be likely to impress the eye of a stranger. There...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus, the Learned and Authentic Jewish ..., Volume 2

Flavius Josephus - 1852
...second the Sadducees, and the third sect, which pretends to a severer discipline, are called Essens. These last are Jews by birth, and seem to have a greater...affection for one another than the other sects have. These Essens reject pleasures as an evil, but esteem continence, and the conquest over our passions,...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 10

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...knew very little about English. ' The third sect ' (te, third in relation to the Pharisees, who are ranked as the first, and the Sadducees, who are ranked...obviously a double reason for a stricter cohesion amongst the Christians internally, than could by possibility belong to any other sect 1st, in the...
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Historical and Critical Essays, Volume 1

Thomas De Quincey - 1853 - 345 pages
...he knew very little about English. 'The third sect' (fe, third in relation to the Pharisees, who are ranked as the first, and the Sadducees, who are ranked...obviously a double reason for a stricter cohesion amongst the Christians internally, than could by possibility belong to any other sect 1st, 'in...
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Historical and Critical Essays, Volume 1

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...he knew very little about English. 'The third sect' (ie, third in relation to the Pharisees, who are ranked as the first, and the Sadducees, who are ranked...obviously a double reason for a stricter cohesion amongst the Christians internally, than could by possibility belong to any other sect 1st, in the...
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Historical and Critical Essays, Volume 1

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...to the Pharisees, who are ranked as the first, and the Sadducees, who are ranked as the second) Lare called Essenes. These last are Jews by birth, and...obviously a double reason for a stricter cohesion amongst the Christians internally, than could by possibility belong to any other sect 1st, in the...
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The Works of Flavius Josephus ...

Flavius Josephus - 1856
...second the Sadducees, and the third sect, which pretends to a severer discipline, are called Essens. These last are Jews by birth, and seem to have a greater...affection for one another than the other sects have These Essens reject pleasured as an evil, but esteem continence and the conquest over our passions...
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