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(A little later on, when the weather was more settled, Gregory accepts the invitation and proposes to come at once, but declines to attend the Provincial Synod.)

You call me?  And I hasten, and that for a private visit.  Synods and Conventions I salute from afar, since I have experienced that most of them (to speak moderately) are but sorry affairs.  What then remains?  Help with your prayers my just desires that I may obtain that for which I am anxious.

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