The Life of Blessed Francis - 621 

that he would purchase the pearl of the Gospel life,
selling and giving away all he had
for the sake of Christ.a




Legenda Maior, Fontes Franciscani, p. 879

ut margaritam emeret evangelicae vitae,
venditis et dispersis omnibus
propter Christum.

Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, vol. 2, p. 621