In answer to which I assured his honour, "that in all points out of their own trade, they were usually the most ignorant and stupid generation among us, the most despicable in common conversation, avowed enemies to all knowledge and learning, and equally disposed to pervert the general reason of mankind in every other subject of discourse as in that of their own profession."
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It was an unacceptable perversion of justice.
The library wants to assure the Internet is not used to strengthen pedophilia or other unhealthy sexual perversions.