37. Where, then, did I find Thee, so as to be able to learn
Thee? For Thou weft not in my memory before I learned Thee.
Where, then, did I find Thee, so as to be able to learn Thee,
but in Thee above me? Place there is none; we go both "backward"
and "forward, and there is no place. Everywhere, O Truth, dost
Thou direct all who consult Thee, and dost at once answer all,
though they con-' suit Thee on divers things. Clearly dost Thou
answer, though all do not with clearness hear. All consult Thee upon
whatever they wish, though they hear not always that which they wish.
He is Thy best servant who does not so much look to hear that from
Thee which he himself wisheth, as to wish that which he heareth from