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although they allowed that the Divine power was diffused everywhere, yet they increased our piety towards the Gods ^ [[deletion]] and [[/deletion]] they like to have them in their towns. For they [[deletion]] contributed to they [[/deletion]] opinion [[addition]] introduc'd [[/addition]] [[deletion]] that [[/deletion]] Religion ^ [[addition]] which [[/addition]] is of use to Society. It is well said in the like manner by Pythagoras [[deletion]] the [[/deletion]] a most learned man, that piety and religion [[deletion]] are [[/deletion]] chiefly employ'd by the mind; when we attend the divine affairs in the temples and behold the Images of the Gods. Thales who was one of [[deletion]] the [[/deletion]] [[addition]] the seven [[/addition]] wise men (of Greece) said, that it became men to think