Presumptionis est
(Letter collection of Admont cod. 759)
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[2] Expedit stare consilio, qui utili sustulit et honesto. Si enim preter spem cederit, cum mediocre remedium errasse consilio sapientis.1

[3] Obscuritas generis fortuneque iniuria, que plus nimio meam attenuaverit facultatem, paterno consilio consonat, ut id non pigritanter debeas agere, quod tibi paterna est intentio intimare.

[4] Monachalem itaque induas habitum in habitu novo novum induens hominem et necessaria carni et vitia spiritu sic auditori reconciliatur tuo deinceps habiturus.2


1 Concerning paternal advice with respect to addressee's intention to become a monk.

2 Cf. letter no. 34.

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