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The Life of St Féchín of Fore (Author: [unknown])

section 26

It was not strange, indeed, that many miracles and marvels were wrought by that godly man, even Féchín: for he was chaste in body, and diligent in mind, and eloquent


in speech. He was rich in cunning: he was clear in moderation: he was sure in belief: he was firm in correcting sinners: he was clement in humility: he was an unwearied chastiser of his own body; he was beneficent in charity: he was loving to guests: he was vigorous in helping the feeble ones of God: he was poor and lowly to himself: he was rich to every one else. Wherefore the poet sang this below:
Mochua asked, etc.