"Jargon, not argument, is the best ally in keeping him from the Church."

"By the very act of arguing, you awake the patient's reason; and once it is awake, who can foresee the result?"

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"...whatever odd ideas might come into a man's head when he was shut up alone with his books, a healthy dose of 'real life' was enough to show him that all 'that sort of thing' just couldn't be true."

"Keep pressing home on him the ordinariness of things. Above all, do not attempt to use science as a defence against Christianity. They will positively encourage him to think about realities he can't touch and see."

"Never having been a human (Oh that abominable advantage of the Enemy's!) you don't realise how ensalved they are to the pressure of the ordinary."

"Oh that abominable advantage!"