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Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.

To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations.

Unstained thoughts do seldom dream on evil.

We have not the innocence of Eden; but by God's help and Christ's example we may have the victory of Gethsemane.

What is a stronger breastplate than a heart untainted?

When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying "I am innocent of the blood of this just person: See to it." Then answered all the people, and said "His blood be on us, and on our children."

Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.


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