See Jerom (tom. i. p. 176, 183). The monk Pambo made a
sublime answer to Melania, who wished to specify the value
of her gift - "Do you offer it to me, or to God? If to God,
HE who suspends the mountains in a balance need not be
informed of the weight of your plate." (Pallad. Hist.
Lausiac. c. 10, in the Vit. Patrum, 1. viii. p. 715.)
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