obscenity occasions laughter, and whose shameful cruelty causes horror, should be in agreement with their passions.
that The Demons Are Not Better Than Men Because Of Their Aerial Bodies, Or On Account Of Their Superior Place Of Abode.
Wherefore let not the mind truly religious, and submitted to the true God, suppose that demons are better than men, because they have better bodies. Otherwise it must put many beasts before itself which are superior to us both in acuteness of the senses, in ease and quickness of movement, in strength and in long-continued vigour of body. What man can equal the eagle or the vulture in strength of vision? Who can equal the dog in acuteness of smell? Who can equal the hare, the stag, and all the birds in swiftness? Who can equal in strength the lion or the elephant? Who can equal in length of life the serpents, which are affirmed