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=Religion.=

In Religion
What damned error, but some sober brow
Will bless it, and approve it with a text,
Hiding the grossness with fair ornament.

SHAKS.: _M. of Venice,_ Act iii., Sc. 2.

Religion is a spring,
That from some secret, golden mine
Derives her birth, and thence doth bring
Cordials in every drop, and wine.

HENRY VAUGHAN: _Religion._

Religion crowns the statesman and the man,
Sole source of public and of private peace.

YOUNG: _Public Situation of the Kingdom,_ Line 500.

Pity Religion has so seldom found
A skilful guide into poetic ground!

COWPER: _Table Talk,_ Line 17.

Religion stands on tiptoe in our land,
Ready to pass to the American strand.

HERBERT: _The Church Militant._



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