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"Then the miserable fanatic must be found who will serve as an instrument of God's justice."
"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.
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 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.
A group of old fakirs were capering and making a wild ado round the statue; these were striped with ochre, and covered with cuts whence their blood issued drop by drop--stupid fanatics, who, in the great Indian ceremonies, still throw themselves under the wheels of Juggernaut.
However, in this country of barbarians and fanatics, prudence obliged him to take the strictest precautions.
To this section belong economists, philanthropists, humanitarians, improvers of the condition of the working class, organisers of charity, members of societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals, temperance fanatics, hole-and-corner reformers of every imaginable kind.
"August 30th the Wonderfilm produced, "The Fanatic" opens in US theaters.
"Fanatics only hold to something that gives value to them," he said, adding: "A fanatic, once he does not get what he wants, will stop.
"At Amphala and other jails of Jammu, the lives of inmates are in serious danger as they have been put into solitary confinements and criminals belonging to fanatic groups are let loose by jail authorities to attack and torture them," the statement added.
It added that the heavily armed police who were present in large numbers inside the walled compound attacked the guards and other worshippers to force them to leave an area Jewish fanatics, who were on a provocative tour of the holy compound, wanted to be in.
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE/KARACHI/PESHAWAR/QUETTA Nation's casual cricket observers, along with hardcore fanatics, have united to urge out of favour Fawad Alam and Wahab Riaz to get in touch with Tariq Jameel to improve their chances of being selected in any Pakistani squad in the near future, The Dependent has reliably learnt.These casual observers and fanatics were in unison in claiming that the current method being deployed by these cricketers could jeopardise their careers.