The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 203

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Edw. Cave, 1736-[1868], 1857
 

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Página 475 - The clergy, contented with a very slight degree of learning, could scarcely stammer out the words of the sacraments ; and a person who understood grammar, was an object of wonder and astonishment. The monks mocked the rule of their order by fine vestments, and the use of every kind of food.
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