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Balthasar Hübmaier

that demands our reprobation, have we not found much more that has moved us to admiration? Notwithstanding his wavering at Zürich, does not Hübmaier seem to us to stand forth as one of the heroic figures of the Reformation age? He might have taken for his own, words that Addison has put into the mouth of his Cato:

" 'T is not in mortals to command success,
But we'll do more, Sempronius—we'll deserve it."