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pagan
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Jane Eyre
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  • What did he mean by such a pagan idea?
  • "You would describe yourself as a mere pagan philosopher," I said.
  • I am not a pagan, but a Christian philosopher — a follower of the sect of Jesus.
  • I saw he was of the material from which nature hews her heroes — Christian and Pagan — her lawgivers, her statesmen, her conquerors: a steadfast bulwark for great interests to rest upon; but, at the fireside, too often a cold cumbrous column, gloomy and out of place.

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  • an ancient pagan ritual
  • The fate of pious pagans, such as Socrates and Plato, also puzzled some Christians...
    Dictionary of the History of Ideas  --  http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/cgi-local/DHI/dhi.cgi?id=dv1-50(retrieved 05/20/06)

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