Taylor the Arian
Note from 'Begin "Decline & Fall"' chapter from 'Memoirs Of My Life And Writing' by Gibbon

The stupendous title, Thoughts on the Causes of the grand Apostasy, at first agitated my nerves, till I discovered that it was the apostasy of the whole Church, since the Council of Nice, from Mr. Taylor's private religion. His book is a thorough mixture of high enthusiasm and low buffoonery, and the Millennium is a fundamental article of his creed.