Note 009
From Chapter 23 of the Decline & Fall

The philosopher (Fragment, p. 288) ridicules the iron chains, etc., of these solitary fanatics (see Tillemont, Mem. Eccles. tom. ix. p. 661, 662), who had forgot that man is by nature a gentle and social animal, Ancient Greek The Pagan supposes that because they had renounced the gods, they were possessed and tormented by evil daemons.

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