C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.


Paganism worships creation instead of the Creator.

William Cave.

Paganism attributes the creation of the world to blind chance.

Richard Baxter.

The natural religion of the pagan philosophers was mixed with fancies and dreams.


In paganism light is mixed with darkness, and religion and truth are blended with superstition and error.

Lindley Murray.

When a pagan race comes in contact with a Christian race, they are converted, absorbed, or exterminated.

Joseph Bartlett.

The pagan religion, which prohibited only some of the grosser crimes, and which stopped the hand but meddled not with the heart, might have crimes that were inexplicable.


The exhaustion of taste, genius, and splendor upon its fables and ceremonies, even to our times, constitute the ancient paganism a marvel of all that was attractive and magnificent.

R. W. Hamilton.