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Page 5 - But if we consider the matter more closely, we shall find that this interested diligence of the clergy is what every wise legislator will study to prevent; because in every religion except the true it is highly pernicious, and it has even a natural tendency to pervert the true, by infusing into it a strong mixture of superstition, folly, and delusion.
Page 6 - The basis of style is intellectual and moral ' education ; its superstructure is individuality ; and neither the one nor" the other is inconsistent with the artlessness which epistolary success demands.
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