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Fanatʹic

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Those transported with religious or temple madness. Among the Romans there were certain persons who attended the temples and fell into strange fits, in which they pretended to see spectres, and uttered what were termed predictions. (Latin, faʹnum, a temple.)

That wild energy which leads

The enthusiast to fanatic deeds.”


Hemans: Tale of the Secret Tribunal.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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