We implore the mercy of God, not that He may leave us at peace in our vices, but that He may deliver us from them. - Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), from Pensees (Thoughts), Part IV: 553, translated by W. F. Trotter. New York: P. F. Collier, c1910. The Harvard Classics, v. 48. from the INTERNET MODERN HISTORY SOURCEBOOK <<www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1660pascal-pensees.html>>

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