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As the Prophets beheld, as the Apostles have taught, as the teachers have dogmatized, as the Universe has agreed, as Grace has shown forth, as Truth was revealed, as falsehood has been dissolved, as Wisdom has presented, as Christ awarded.
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O pure Maiden, all the hosts of holy angels were amazed at the awesome mystery of your pregnancy and birth: how He, whose simple command holds all things together, is held in your embrace as a mortal babe; the pre-eternal Word accepts an origin; and He is nursed who nourishes the whole world, in His ineffable kindness.