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Chapter 1 Augustine and his friends are doing bad stuff running through fields and taking peoples fruit He and his best friend Alypius get caught behind and have to hide out Then they meet up with the others at the center of town they called the Hollow Here Augustine told his story he had with a lady who had a husband Then an argument occurred Chapter 2 Augustines parents Monica and Patricius talk about sending their son away While talking they realize that Augustine has become a man Monica then asks for Patricius to be baptized and convert to Christianity He says he can not because he would make a poor follower of Christ and does not want to upset his local gentry At the end of this chapter the conversation ends when Monica goes to pray and Augustine comes home only to have a word with his father Chapter 3 Augustines talk with his father is not bad He finds out that he might be going to the university in Carthage This made Augustine happy but not Monica Monica and Augustine talk about the choice she made to not have him baptized and about his future and how important his education is Monica ends the night by giving advice to Augustine on women Chapter 4 A banquet was held for Augustine celebrating the event and the donning of the toga viriles The family and their guests have a few discussions including one about the emperor Valentinian Finally Augustine made his debut and walked in his toga and read out loud to everyone The people were amazed by his readings but not by his own poems Chapter 5 Augustine talks to his best friends before he leaves They dispute over the fact that Augustine hates the Greeks Then Augustine tells his friends to come to Carthage with him Alypius agreed to ask his father if he could go Suddenly Augustine
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