|The heart of man is the place the Devil ’s in: I feel sometimes a hell within myself.|
|—Religio Medici. Part i. Sect. li.|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 3, Part 5
Sir Thomas Browne
A personal essay reconciling the religious and scientific life first published without the author’s knowledge, the Religio stands as the touchstone for all English prose that follows.
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