He was a quietist and an epicurean, and the closest parallel to Homer in the literature of the North.
He was clearly a Pharisaic Quietist, a Pharisee of a fast disappearing type, recalling in all respects the Chasid of the early Maccabean times, and upholding the old traditions of quietude and resignation.
In the early days of his tutorship had met the Quietist apostle, Mme Guyon, and had been much struck by some of her ideas.
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