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Quotation by Laurence Sterne
There is not a greater paradox in nature,—than that so good a religion [as Christianity] should be no better recommended by its professors.
Laurence Sterne (1713–1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 33, "[God's forbearance of sin]" (1769), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996).
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