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Paradise of Fools

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The Hindus, Mahometans, Scandinavians, and Roman Catholics have deviséd a place between Paradise and “Purgatory” to get rid of a theological difficulty. If there is no sin without intention, then infants and idiots cannot commit sin, and if they die cannot be consigned to the purgatory of evil-doers; but, not being believers or good-doers, they cannot be placed with the saints. The Roman Catholics place them in the Paradise of Infants and the Paradise of Fools.

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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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Papyri
Par. (A)
Par (At)
Paracelsists
Paraclete
Paradise
Paradise Lost
Paradise Regained (in four books)
Paradise Shoots
Paradise of Fools
Paradise and the Peri
Parallel
Paramatta
Parapet
Paraphernalia
Parasite
Parc aux Cerfs [deer parks]
Parcæ
Parchment
Pardon Bell