I want patience, said he, with those who, without wit to enliven or learning to instruct, revile an ennobling profession which, saving the reverence due to the Deity, is the greatest power for happiness upon the earth.
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has made prosperity his deity
for several hours I have been trying to comprehend that I am actually in the illustrious old city where ... Abraham held converse with the Deity