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  • By this desertion his self-esteem, one of his strongest passions, though curiously united with singular sincerity and humility, was doubtless hurt to the quick; but the wound inflicted was of a deeper and deadlier kind, for it confirmed him finally in his despair of the world's gradual amelioration, and established his tendency towards supernaturalism.
  • A kinder or more faithful friend, a deadlier or more dangerous enemy, it would be impossible to dread or to desire.
 
 

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