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348: & enslav’d the vulgar by attempting to realize or abstract the mental deities from their objects;

349: thus began Priesthood.

351: And a length they pronounc’d that the Gods had order’d such things.

352: Thus men forgot that All deities reside in the human breast.

353: The Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel dined with me,

354: and I asked them how they dared so roundly to assert that God spoke to them;

355: and whether they did not think at the time, that they would be misunderstood,

356: & so be the cause of imposition.

357: Isaiah answer’d, I saw no God, nor heard any, in a finite organical perception;

358: but my senses discover’d the infinite in every thing,

359: and as I was then perswaded, & remain confirm’d;

361: Then I asked: does a firm perswasion that a thing is so, make it so?