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Life of Naile (Author: [unknown])

section 4

So then the young child was nurtured after this, and assuredly every word he uttered was full of grace from the royal angel. And at the end of his seven years the steadfast patron saint was assuredly a doctor in the seven liberal sciences owing to his persevering study. And then the angel ordered the weighty clerk to go to Colum Cille in order that a mother church complete


might be consecrated for the young child, and a place in which he might make his abode with his clergy and with his sacred bells.