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17. Once more, in his letter to Marcella he says:29652965    Letter xliii, 1.

“Ambrose, who supplied the paper, the money and the secretaries by the aid of which our Adamantius29662966    Indomitable or made of adamant. and Chalcenterus29672967    Indefatigable; lit. Brazen-bowelled. completed his innumerable books, in a certain letter written to the same person from Athens, declares that he never had a meal, when Origen was present, without something being read, and that he never went to bed without having some brother read aloud from the holy Scriptures. This he said he continued day and night, so that prayer waited upon reading and reading upon prayer.”


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