Quotation by Samuel Richardson

What pity that Religion and Love, which heighten our relish for the things of both worlds, should ever run the human heart into enthusiasm, superstition, or uncharitableness!
Samuel Richardson (1689–1761), British novelist. First edition, London (1753-1754). Sir Charles Grandison, in Sir Charles Grandison, vol. 3, letter 28, Oxford University Press (1972, repr. 1986).
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