1715 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Henry More

Gilbert Burnet, in Bishop Burnet's History of his own Time (1715; 1823) 1:322.



More was an open hearted and sincere Christian philosopher, who studied to establish men in the great principles of religion against atheism, that was then beginning to gain ground, chiefly by reason of the hypocrisy of some, and the fantastical conceits of the more sincere enthusiasts.