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There will be, in all times and in all countries, particularly if religious divisions exist in those countries, fanatics who ask nothing better than to become martyrs.
The battle was already balanced on a point, and the fanatic took flame at the risk.
We may think of one another now as dangerous fanatics or narrow bigots, with whom no truce is possible, from whom we shall only sever more and more to the end of our lives, whom it would be our respective duties to imprison or hang, if we had the power.
For the rest she was brown-eyed, a little clumsy in movement, and suggested country birth and a descent from respectable hard-working ancestors, who had been men of faith and integrity rather than doubters or fanatics.
Armies of troops were put into the field, and the fanatics were herded back at the bayonet point to their tasks in the cities.
Swift," it was said, "hated all fanatics: all fanatics hated Dr.
If I saw the Pharisees and fanatics of this lower earth passing her by in contempt, I would hold out my hand to her before them all.
The city of Agra is a great place, swarming with fanatics and fierce devil-worshippers of all sorts.
Carlyle viewed pleasure and merely esthetic art with the contempt of the Scottish Covenanting fanatics, refusing even to read poetry like that of Keats; and his insistence on moral meanings led him to equal intolerance of such story-tellers as Scott.
We knew him already by sight as the owner of a little five-ton cutter, which he sailed alone apparently, a fellow yachtsman in the unpretending band of fanatics who cruise at the mouth of the Thames.
Looming in the distance, as we rode along, was another of the ancient Indian burial-places, called The Monks' Mound; in memory of a body of fanatics of the order of La Trappe, who founded a desolate convent there, many years ago, when there were no settlers within a thousand miles, and were all swept off by the pernicious climate: in which lamentable fatality, few rational people will suppose, perhaps, that society experienced any very severe deprivation.
The Hurriyet leaders in a joint statement issued in Held Srinagar said when Babri Masjid was raised to ground by Hindu fanatics in India thousands of innocent and unarmed were also massacred in different parts of India, reported on Sunday.