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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 37

II. Usage

II. Usage.

Trusting that the importance of the subject will still secure to me your indulgence for some inevitable dulness, I wish to dwell a little further upon the word religion with reference to its usage; and I would broadly distinguish between two different use of it as respectively provincial and cosmopolitan. They Correspond to the two derivations already stated, but of course can be' considered quite independently of them. Under each of these two uses, the provincial and the cosmopolitan, I would point out a minor distinction of the vulgar and the scholarly.