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Confessions

Confessions

  

by Saint Augustine

Confessions: Quotes (What Was Said) True or False

1. 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"? -> Faustus
2. What does a bishop say to Augustine's mother when she doesn't stop begging him to speak to her son? -> "Thirty Hail Mary's should fix the problem"
3. 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). -> Business
4. Fill in the blank: "Could anything remain hidden from you, even if I refused to _________ it?" (X.2.1). -> Shout
5. What does the verse of Paul's Epistles that Augustine reads in the garden say? -> In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth

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