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Venerable Bede - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

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

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

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

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. ---->>>

Purgatory fire will be more intolerable than all the torments that can be felt or conceived in this life. ---->>>

Rome will exist as long as the Coliseum does; when the Coliseum falls, so will Rome; when Rome falls, so will the world. ---->>>

Ireland, in breadth, and for wholesomeness and serenity of climate, far surpasses Britain; for the snow scarcely ever lies there above three days: no man makes hay in the summer for winter's provision, or builds stables for his beasts of burden... the island abounds in milk and honey. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 672
Birthplace:
Die: 735
Occupation: Clergyman
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Bede ( BEED; Old English: Bǣda or Bēda; 672/3 – 26 May 735), also known as Saint Bede, Venerable Bede, and Bede the Venerable (Latin: Bēda Venerābilis), was an English monk at the monastery of St. Peter and its companion monastery of St. Paul in the Kingdom of Northumbria of the Angles (contemporarily Monkwearmouth–Jarrow Abbey in Tyne and Wear, England) (wikipedia)