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It is to be hoped that no Democratic citizen will place his children at this institution unless he wishes them, instead of learning the rudiments of science to be taught to revile his leaders, inveigh against republicanism and extol the corrupted government of Great Britain.
Thus Richard Baxter, a product of the English Calvinist religious tradition, urges "his readers to distinguish between spiritual trouble proper" and physical melancholy, while at the same time retaining "many of the kinds of therapies advocated by the late Elizabethan and early Stuart ministers" to treat melancholy (110, 111), while Timothy Rogers returns to the pulpit of a "Dissenting Presbyterian congregation" in 1690 to inveigh against the efficacy of medical treatments of melancholy and assure his listeners that they are not being punished by God's everlasting wrath, even as he also reminds them that the sorrow they feel can serve a worthy, spiritual purpose (118).
But Roy's intention is not simply to inveigh against the status quo.
Asked why religious conservative leaders regularly inveigh against gays and lesbians, Racicot told HRC, "They probably don't know gay people.
Such as the foregoing distracts from content and message, but in the main the first poems inveigh against those above who prey on those below.
That text has been used in the puritan tradition to inveigh against theatre, movies, even literature (a 19th century moraliser said, "A novel is at best a well-told lie").