Though some skeptics
smiled when told of Berg's merits, it could not be denied that he was a painstaking and brave officer, on excellent terms with his superiors, and a moral young man with a brilliant career before him and an assured position in society.
Johnson was one of the skeptics
who vigorously denounced Macpherson as a shameless impostor.
Of course, it would have been best, all round, for Merlin to waive etiquette and quit and call it half a day, since he would never be able to start that water, for he was a true magician of the time; which is to say, the big miracles, the ones that gave him his repu- tation, always had the luck to be performed when nobody but Merlin was present; he couldn't start this well with all this crowd around to see; a crowd was as bad for a magician's miracle in that day as it was for a spiritualist's miracle in mine; there was sure to be some skeptic
on hand to turn up the gas at the crucial moment and spoil everything.
The cardinal would reply, with the sarcastic calmness of the skeptic
, strong at once by power and genius, "You should not have allowed yourself to be taken.
I cannot pretend to recount all that he told me, but I gleaned from what he said that he was the genius who presided over the contretemps of mankind, and whose business it was to bring about the odd accidents which are continually astonishing the skeptic
But as for saints and relics and things, I fear I'm a bit of a Voltairian; what you would call a skeptic.
But here the skeptic had the temptation of showing up a much more tremendous sham nearer home.
The sufficient reply to the skeptic
who doubts the power and the furniture of man, is in that possibility of joyful intercourse with persons, which makes the faith and practice of all reasonable men.
We know truth when we see it, let skeptic
and scoffer say what they choose.
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