Note 083
From Chapter 47 of the Decline & Fall

For these wise and moderate sentiments, Procopius (de Bell. Goth. l. i. c. 3) is scourged in the preface of Alemannus, who ranks him among the political Christians

— sed longe verius haeresium omnium sentinas, prorsusque Atheos —

abominable Atheists, who preached the imitation of God's mercy to man, (ad Hist. Arcan. c. 13.)

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