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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861 eBook

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by departing from the common mechanical contrivances for fashioning lusty youths into consumptive saints, incompetent to do the work of the Lord in this world, however they may fare in the next.  Mr. Hughes can hardly be called a disciple of “Muscular Christianity,” except so far as muscle is necessary to give full efficiency to mind; but he feels all the contempt possible to such a tolerant nature for that spurious piety which kills the body in order to give a sickly appearance of life to the soul.

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