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Asaf · May 9th, 2004 at 11:48 am ever notice how old time marxists, castro, and asaf and other extreme left polemists dont know how to write inciteful, declarative statements. theyre so in love with their own thoughts they cant deprive their audience of a single wayward idea. hmmm, interesting sociology research…………the totalitarian mind as narcissist.
He also did much valuable work in the missionary field, and engaged in controversy in the public press with some aggressive polemists of the Episcopal and
Froissart, a picturesque chronicler, very vital, always full of interest, although it is indisputable that he was lacking in historical criticism; and among the orators, polemists, and controversialists of the times must at least be cited the impassioned and virtuous Gerson, who expended his life in incessant struggles on behalf of his Christian faith.
Anyhow it so fell out that in the spring of the year 1796 Coleridge took his first singular plunge into the unquiet waters of journalism, instigated thereto by "sundry philanthropists and anti-polemists," whose names he does not record, but among whom we may conjecturally place Mr. Thomas Poole of Stowey, with whom he had formed what was destined to be one of the longest and closest friendships of his life.
The speaker then traced the changeful epochs from the days of the soldiers of the sword to the warriors of the pen, and he drew forth loud applause as he alluded to the brave polemists who traced their literary endeavors in the brave work of defending their country and redeeming its liberties.
Jesus College, Cambridge, I was persuaded by sundry philanthropists and Anti-polemists to set on foot a periodical work, entitled THE