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Author QuotedThomas a Kempis
Title QuotedImitation of Christ
Date (Year/Month/Day)1957/10/22
Imprint[S.l.] : [s.n.]. 1441
QuotationMirum est quod homo potest umquam perfecte in hac vita laetari, qui suum exilium et tam multa pericula animae suae considerat et"¦. [It is a cause of wonder that anyone who thinks about his exile and the dangers to his soul could be happy in this life.] (Imit Xt) [The Imitation of Christ].
Quotation SourceA Search for Solitude: Pursuing the Monk's True Life. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 3, 1952-1960.; Edited by Lawrence S. Cunningham. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 126
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