Hor? Sabbatica?

Godfrey Higgins


Excerpt from Hor? Sabbatica?: Or an Attempt to Correct Certain Superstitious and Vulgar Errors Respecting the Sabbath

Godfrey Higgins, esq. was a gentleman of independent property, who resided at Skellow Grange, near Doncaster in Yorkshire. He is the author of three works, either of which is sufficient to reflect great credit upon its author, and, in fact, to procure him a niche in the great temple of literary fame. Mr Higgins was not intended for a literary man, and his education was, as he tells us, altogether unequal to the requirements of literary or scientific research. Notwithstanding this impediment, he turned his attention to the subject of Antiquities, and in 1829 published a laborious work in one volume 4to, entitled "The Celtic Druids; or an attempt to shew, that the Druids were the priests of Oriental colonies who emigrated to India, and were the introducers of the first or Cadmean system of letters, and the builders of Stonehenge, of Carnac, and of other Cyclopean works, in Asia and Europe." In this work, the author avails himself of every opportunity of contrasting the simplicity of primitive Christianity with the complex system which the Church has introduced. This bias procured him many enemies; but none of these, however they might censure his opinions, ever had any cause to find fault with his integrity and honourable conduct through life.

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