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Nondum amabam, et amare amabam

‘I did not love, but I yearned to love’

According to Bernard Cornwell’s Harlequin, this phrase is a saying of St Augustine, but I can’t find any attribution on the internet.

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  1. JS88
    16 October 2007 at 2:53 pm

    Confessions 3.1.1

  2. 16 October 2007 at 6:44 pm

    Why, thankyou.

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