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At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

Those people should not be listened to who keep saying the voice of the people is the voice of God, since the riotousness of the crowd is always very close to madness. ---->>>

Man thinks, God directs. ---->>>


Name: Alcuin
Nationality: English
Born: 735
Die: 804
Occupation: Clergyman

Alcuin of York (; Latin: Flaccus Albinus Alcuinus; c. 735 – 19 May 804 AD)—also called Ealhwine, Alhwin or Alchoin—was an English scholar, clergy, poet and teacher from York, Northumbria. He was born around 735 and became the student of Archbishop Ecgbert at York. At the invitation of Charlemagne, he became a leading scholar and teacher at the Carolingian court, where he remained a figure in the 780s and '90s (wikipedia)