I have pursued my enemies, and overtaken them: neither did I turn again till they were consumed.
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Augustine of Hippo
38. "I will follow up mine enemies, and seize them" (ver. 37). I will follow up my carnal affections, and will not be seized by them, but will seize them, so that they may be consumed. "And I will not turn, till they fail." And from this purpose I will not turn myself to rest, till they fail who make a tumult about me. ...
I will. Bellarmine would supply "I said I will "and thus all is connected. But these future victories relate more to Jesus Christ. (Berthier)
David also continued making fresh conquests, (Haydock) and so entirely subdued his enemies all around, that they were not able to make head, even against his successor. ...