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  • "God," he writes, "has given the art of divination not to the wisdom, but to the foolishness of man; for no man, when in his wits, attains prophetic truth and inspiration; but when he receives the inspired word either his intelligence is enthralled by sleep, or he is demented by some distemper or possession.
  • But, while he continues demented, he cannot judge of the visions which he sees or the words which he utters....
  • The history of the following years is filled with the struggles between these two princes and with their attempts to seize the authority in the name of the demented king.
  • There were others no less "demented," who, being Roman citizens, would be sent to Rome for trial.
  • Such a state of things could not last, and certain proscribed persons plotted the destruction of the half-demented tyrant.

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