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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. He once enjoyed a fairly close relationship with the snakes—they would even coil up his legs for warmth—but he wound up sending them away. Next is the now-deceased Roger Mouse. Roger was a sailor and adventurer. He was not a particularly virtuous man, but Godric hoped God would excuse Roger's sins, since they did not come from an evil heart, but rather from a carefree, joyful soul.

Next is Ailred. Ailred is the abbot at a nearby monastery. Godric has an extremely high opinion of him; he truly believes him 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...

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