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Bernard of Cluny

(Bernard of Morlaix; 12th c.). Benedictine monk in Abbey of Cluny* when the monastery was at the height of its wealth and fame; composed De contemptu mundi, from which the hymns “Jerusalem the Golden,” “Brief Life Is Here Our Portion,” “For Thee, O Dear, Dear Country,” and “The World Is Very Evil” are taken.


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