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"How Godric filled his time and certain holy sights he saw"

As a hermit, Godric fills most of his time absorbed in thought. He thinks often about the past and how his life might have been different if he had made different decisions. He is able to keep temptation out of his waking thoughts, for the most part, but in his dreams he is often assaulted by lustful visions which greatly trouble him. Godric is also visited by several miraculous signs. Once, while in misery over his sins, he receives a vision from the Virgin Mary, in which she gives him a song to console him. Another time, he lays awake at night and ponders, with despair, over how difficult it is to live virtuously. He asks God to send him a saint for guidance. John the Baptist appears to him and encourages him in...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Godric from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.