Confessions: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Confessions? Put your knowledge to
the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Whom does the following quote refer to: "I found him a man of agreeable personality, with a pleasant manner of speech, who pattered off the usual Manichean arguments with a great deal more than the usual charm"?
Q. What does a bishop say to Augustine's mother when she doesn't stop begging him to speak to her son?
"Haters gonna hate"
"Thirty Hail Mary's should fix the problem"
"It cannot be that the son of these tears should be lost"
"Take a chill pill"
Q. Fill in the blank: "However, grown-up games are known as '_________,' and even though boys' games are much the same, they are punished for them by their elders" (I.9.3).
Paying off a mortgage
Q. Fill in the blank: "Could anything remain hidden from you, even if I refused to _________ it?" (X.2.1).
Q. What does the verse of Paul's Epistles that Augustine reads in the garden say?
Spend no more thought on nature and nature's appetites
Thou shalt not commit adultery
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth
To every thing (turn, turn, turn) there is a season