Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Fascinating Footnotes II

It may be somewhat remarkable that Bernard of Clairvaux, who records so many miracles of his friend St. Malachi, never takes notice of his own, which in their turn, however, are carefully related by his companions and disciples.

Chap. 15, n. 81, Edward Gibbon, History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 474.

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