Carmenque Christo quasi Deo dicere secum invicem. Plin. Epist. x. 97. The sense of Deus,Oebs, Elohim, in the ancient languages, is critically examined by Le Clerc (Ars Critica, p. 150-156), and the propriety of worshipping a very excellent creature is ably defended by the Socinian Emlyn (Tracts, p. 29-36, 51-145).