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“hoddypecks,” “velvet coats,” “upskips,” — such are some of the round names that he scatters about; and we can imagine the thrilling effect with which they fell among auditories accustomed to monkish trifling or ecclesiastical commonplaces.
Luther and Other Leaders of the Reformation 1823-1886 1883