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Type: Theologian
Nationality: Numidian
Date of Birth: 13/11/354
Date of Death: 28/08/430


 

Saint Augustine Quotes > It is not the punishment but...

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It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr.
Saint Augustine

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