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DR. PITCAIRN had one Sunday stumbled into a Presbyterian church,
probably to beguile a few idle moments (for few will accuse that
gentleman of having been a warm admirer of Calvinism), and seeing the
parson apparently overwhelmed by the importance of his subject: What
makes the man greet? said Pitcairn to a fellow that stood near him.
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