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BEDE "THE VENERABLE"
English monk and ecclesiastical writer
(c. 673 - 735)

No man taketh away sins (which the law, though holy, just and good, could not take away), but He in whom there is no sin.
      - [Absolution]

Oil on troubled waters.
      - [Proverbs]

How Bishop Aiden foretold to certain seamen a storm that would happen, and gave them some holy oil to lay it.
      - Ecclesiastical History (III, 15),
        heading of chapter [Navigation]

Pouring oil on troubled water.
      - Historia Ecclesiastica
         (bk. III, ch. XV, p. 142), (Hussey's ed.)
        [Water]


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