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stances, both of which happen to involve arch- bishops, bishops

and humble members of church congregations taking or contemplating actions which may or do involve pain and death to others, and one of which is now recognised as unchristian. You then simply assert your belief that the two are comparable and people (are intended to?) imagine that you have put forward a logical argument.

Personally, I find the comparison between Torquemada and the present Primate almost irresistible.—Yours faithfully, H. M. SPRINGBETT The Manse, Old Brumby Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs.