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"The five texts presented in this volume are important sources for the early history of the Christian Church in England and Ireland." (Introduction, 9)

"The characters described in these works were all great men, with considerable appeal to generations other than their own." (Introduction, 39)

"The rich and contrasting age in which they lived ... is being rediscovered at the present time by an increasing number of students. The ideals and the scale of values of its great men still appeal across the centuries." (Introduction, 39)

"It is good for a man to have borne the yoke in his youth; he shall sit in solitude and be silent, because he will raise himself above himself." (Life of Cuthbert, 45)

"Why, most holy priest and bishop Cuthbert, do you persist in doing what is so contrary both to your nature and your rank?" (Life of Cuthbert, 46)

"Thus fortified with the Lord's Body and Blood in...

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