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• "Of Godric, his friends, and Reginald": Godric recalls the five friends throughout his life.
• Two are snakes named Tune and Fairweather.
• Next is the now-deceased Roger Mouse who was a sailor and adventurer.
• Godric hopes God excused Roger's sins, since they did not come from an evil heart, but rather from a carefree, joyful soul.
• Ailred is the abbot at a nearby monastery whom Godric believes to be a living saint.
• Ailred once confronted a wicked king, renowned for brutality and sadism, and miraculously converted him to Christianity.
• For the rest of his life, the king renounced his sins and lived according to the Christian faith.
• Ailred sends Reginald to gather testimony for Godric's biography.
• Godric does not think he lives a life worthy of recording; he sincerely believes he is a woeful sinner.
• Godric tries to discourage Reginald by recounting some of the worse...
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