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  • With the growth of the Oxford Movement in the English Church, the practice of observing Lent was revived; and, though no rules for fasting are authoritatively laid down, the duty of abstinence is now very generally inculcated by bishops and clergy, either as a discipline or as an exercise in self-denial.
  • Hillel also inculcated the duty of making converts to Judaism.
  • The company was held in unity by the charms of his personality, and by the free intercourse which he inculcated and exemplified.
  • Idolatry of his father's hero and leader had now superseded the earlier superstition inculcated by his mother.
  • Both inculcated a peculiar kind of ascetic life; both had a mystical speculative theory of religion, with purificatory rites, abstinence from beans, &c.; but Orphism was more especially religious, while Pythagoreanism, at least originally, inclined more to be a political and philosophical creed.
 

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