|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Religion, if in heavenly truths attired,|
Needs only to be seen to be admired.
Cowper.Expostulation, Line 492.
|Religion does not censure or exclude|
Unnumberd pleasures, harmlessly pursued.
Cowper.Retirement, Line 783.
|Religion crowns the statesman and the man,|
Sole source of public and of private peace.
Dr. Young.On the public Situation of the Kingdom, Line 499.
|Religion is the mortar that binds society together; the granite pedestal of liberty; the strong backbone of the social system.|
Guthrie.The Gospel in Ezekiel, Chap. xv., Page 295.
| The dispute about religion,|
And the practice of it, seldom go together.
Dr. Young.Pref. to Night VI. Line 1.
|For in religion as in friendship, they who profess most are ever the least sincere.|
Sheridan.The Duenna, Act III. Scene 3.
|A fellow that makes religion his stalking-horse.|
Marston.The Malecontent, Act IV. Scene 3.
|Religion, blushing, veils her sacred fires,|
And unawares morality expires.
Pope.The Dunciad, Book IV., Line 649.
|He dropped his religion and took up no other in its stead.|
Swift.Four Last Years of Queen Anne. (On the Earl of Wharton.)