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Friday, May 19, 2006

Saint Quote: Blessed Alcuin


In the morning, at the height of my powers, I sowed the seed in Britain, now in the evening when my blood is growing cold I am still sowing in France, hoping both will grow, by the grace of God, giving some the honey of the holy scriptures, making others drunk on the old wine of ancient learning.

--Blessed Alcuin in a letter written late in life looking back on his career







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