This criminal ended at last by denouncing himself to the clergy, and giving himself up to justice.
It is a terrible idea, but it is historic, it is statistic; it is indeed one of those facts which enables an intelligent historian to reconstruct the physiognomy of a special epoch, for it brings out this further point with mathematical accuracy, that the clergy were in those days sixty times richer and more flourishing than the rest of humanity and perhaps sixty times fatter also….
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Under labor law, the clergy can be required to uphold the beliefs of the religion they have chosen.