"IT is largely because the free-thinkers, as a school, have hardly made up their minds whether they want to be more optimist or more pessimist than Christianity that their small but sincere movement has failed."
~G.K. Chesterton: The Victorian Age in Literature, Ch. 2.
• The Victorian Age in Literature, @ Project Gutenberg http://tinyurl.com/clu33kk
• The Victorian Age in Literature, Lecture by Dale Ahlquist