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Augustine Reply to Faustus the Manichean Book 23 pa 8 (354-430 ad)
First of all, the husband, as the man, is the more honorable; and Joseph was Mary's husband, though she did not live with him, for Matthew himself mentions that she was called Joseph's wife by the angel
Augustine Tractate 8 on the gospel of John (354-430 ad)
His mother then demanded a miracle of Him; but He, about to perform divine works, so far did not recognize a human womb; saying in effect, "That in me which works a miracle was not born of thee, thou gavest not birth to my divine nature; but because my weakness was born of thee, I will recognize thee at the time when that same weakness shall hang upon the cross."
Augustine on the Harmony of the Gospels ch 5 par 14 (354-430 ad)
And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art full of grace," the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.

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