162 THE TRAVELS OF FRIAR ODORIC.
the district of his birth. But when he got to Pisa he was seized with a sore illness which forced him to return to his own province. And so it was that in Udine, a city of Friuli, in the year of the Lord's Incarnation M.ccconnti, and the day before the Ides of January, he passed triumphantly from this world to the glories of the blessed. And his virtues and miraculous powers have been there most brilliantly displayed. For through his means the blind, the lame, the dumb, the deaf, are, by the Lord's permission, made perfectly whole. Glory to God, Amen !