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Coventry Patmore: ‘The impurity of ignorance”

24 August 2010

“The impurity of ignorance is in none so manifest as in the devout; for they act on their ignorance and fill themselves and others with miserable scruples and hard thoughts of God, and are as apt to call good evil as other men are to call evil good.”

Coventry Patmore: The Rod, the Root, and the Flower.

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