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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 48

Low Type Religious Fanatic of Medieval and Modern Europe

Low Type Religious Fanatic of Medieval and Modern Europe,

4.Destructive and protective; with reason at work now and then under the command of four masters; the imagination receiving inspiration from self-assertion in religious matters, therefore whatever sect happens to assert itself strongest is likely to catch such an one for a convert, and the formalism at No. 3 is changed to suit the views of the time being: such men become strong Anabaptists, Lord George Gordon rioters, Mormons, or anything else, and always are most desirous to drive their newest doctrines down the throats of unbelievers, whether such approve of them or not.