The harbour admits vessels of all sizes and is provided with a pier and slips.
The Code admits no claim unsubstantiated by documents or the oath of witnesses.
Yet he cannot deny that "he had some virtues which have caused the memory of some men in all ages to be celebrated"; and admits that "he was not a man of blood," and that he possessed "a wonderful understanding in the natures and humour of men," and "a great spirit, an admirable circumspection and sagacity and a most magnanimous resolution."
Even so, I don't know anyone who admits to understanding him - much less calling him a friend.
Several conventions guarantee the free communication of the bishops, clergy and laity with the Holy See; and this admits of the publication and execution of apostolic letters in matters spiritual.