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The spirit of the world encloses four kinds of spirits, diametrically opposed to charity — the spirit of resentment, spirit of aversion, spirit of jealousy and the spirit of indifference.  - Jacques Bossuet
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Politics Drawn from the very words of Holy Scripture edited by Patrick Riley (1990) - Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture (1709)

Jacques Bossuet
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Born: September 27, 1627

Died: April 12, 1704 (aged 76)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Clergyman, bishop, writer

Bio: Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet was a French bishop and theologian, renowned for his sermons and other addresses. He has been considered by many to be one of the most brilliant orators of all time and a masterly French stylist.

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