But Colet might well doubtfully ask himself—When will that be?
This bespoke insight and self-knowledge, by which he surpassed Colet.
Meanwhile what he had seen of Colet made a deep impression upon him.
From Cambridge he writes to Colet, 24 August 1511, in a vein of comical despair.
Colet, who had never known pecuniary cares himself, did not well understand these sallies of Erasmus.
Colet wrote to him one day: 'There is no end to books and science.
Erasmus was working hard at his Paraphrases at Louvain, when the news reached him that Colet was dead!
As preachers, he had most highly valued Colet and Vitrarius.
Not since the days of Colet and Erasmus had the University experienced such a shaking of the branches.
Colet happened to be dining at the Franciscan monastery near Greenwich.