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Quotation by Horace Walpole
"Heap coals of fire on the head of your enemy" Mthis most uncharitable advice is found in a book [the Bible], of which charity is reckoned the standard principle.
Horace Walpole (1717–1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, p. 64, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978).
Originally written in 1787; Walpole, a deist, was skeptical towards the Bible as a repository of divine wisdom.
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