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Author QuotedGregorius the Great
Title QuotedHomiliae in Evangelia
Date (Year/Month/Day)1963/06/02
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QuotationRedite parvuli fili ad sinum matris vestrae aeternae sapientiae, sugite larga ubera pietatis Dei; transacta plangite, imminentia vitate. [Return, little children, to the bosom of your mother, eternal wisdom, suck from the abundant breasts of the love of God; beat your breast for what is past, and avoid what will weaken you.] St Gregory, Hom. XXV no 10
Quotation SourceTurning Toward the World: The Pivotal Years. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 4, 1960-1963.; Edited by Victor A. Kramer. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 326
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