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Venerable Bede
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Nationality: English
Category: Clergyman
Subcategory: English Clergyman

I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself.


And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.


I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.


He alone loves the Creator perfectly who manifests a pure love for his neighbor.


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