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[sev-uh-rahy-nuh s]
  1. died a.d. 640, pope 640.
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  • Severinus was asked for his prayers, as a means of deliverance from the plague.

    Curiosities of Christian History

    Croake James

  • Severinus left the town at once, prophesying, it was said, the very day and hour of its fall.

  • Severinus, he said, was his name; a name which indicated high rank, as did the manners and the scholarship of him who bore it.

  • Severinus, like some old Hebrew prophet, did not shrink from advising hard blows, where hard blows could avail.

  • In vain the barbarian pretended indignant innocence; Severinus sent him away with fresh warnings.