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Quotation by Samuel Butler
A clergyman, again, can hardly ever allow himself to look facts fairly in the face. It is his profession to support one side; it is impossible, therefore, for him to make an unbiased examination of the other.
Samuel Butler (1835–1902), British author. First published in 1903. Ernest Pontifex, or The Way of All Flesh, ch. 26, p. 96, Houghton Mifflin (1964).
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