Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

It is by far the most elegant worship, hardly excepting the Greek mythology. What with incense, pictures, statues, altars, shrines, relics, and the real presence, confession, absolution,—there is something sensible to grasp at. Besides, it leaves no possibility of doubt; for those who swallow their Deity, really and truly, in transubstantiation, can hardly find any thing else otherwise than easy of digestion.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, March 8, 1822, to poet Thomas Moore. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 9, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1979).

Byron explained that he was bringing up one of his own daughters, Allegra, a Catholic, "that she may have her hands full."
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