One never knows what curiosity will be found in footnotes, sidenotes or endnotes. Collin and I are slogging through a tedious and tiresome Great Book. The greatest delight has been finding this astonishing quote in the endnote. Bet you won’t ever in your lifetime guess who wrote it! (Answer in the comments.)
Those who know Calvin only as a theologian much underestimate the extent of his genius. The codification of our wise edicts, in which he played a large part, does him no less honor than his Institute. Whatever revolution time may bring in our religion, so long as the spirit of patriotism and liberty still lives among us, the memory of this great man will be forever blessed.
Bet you can’t guess,