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Saint Augustine
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As quoted in Select Proverbs of All Nations by Thomas Fielding (John Wade), 1824, p. 216.
Saint Augustine
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De Civitate Dei (The City of God), Book XIV, Adam's Sin
Saint Augustine
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In Latin: "Sero te amavi, pulchritudo tam antiqua et tam nova, sero te amavi! et ecce intus eras et ego foris, et ibi te quaerebam." - Confessions (c. 397)


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Born: November 13, 354

Died: August 28, 430 (aged 75)

Nationality: Roman

Occupation: Saint

Bio: Augustine of Hippo, also known as Augustine, St. Augustine, St. Austin, St. Augoustinos, 'St. Augustin', Blessed Augustine, or St. Augustine the Blessed, was Bishop of Hippo Regius. He was a Latin philosopher and theologian from Roman Africa and generally considered as one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all times.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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