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The rigorists, who soon became known as "Spirituals," represented St Francis as the initiator of Joachim's third age.
He submitted to the influence of the rigorists, and carried forward the war upon heresy, though not with the savage vehemence of his predecessor.
Strict moralists - called rigorists, or "tutiorists" - maintained that the austerer opinion ought always to be followed; dancing on Sundays was certainly wrong, if any good authorities had declared it to be so.
They are there regarded as being " simply the rigorists among the Pharisees."
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