One Corpse Too Many Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at the Abbey of …

Brother Cadfael:
[after Meurig has begged that Cadfael deliver him up to the authorities] What benefit to the world would your death bring?

What must I do, brother?

Brother Cadfael:
Give your love freely and look for nothing in return.