Note 014
From Chapter 8 of the Decline & Fall

See the Sadder, the smallest part of which consists Of moral precepts. The ceremonies enjoined are infinite and trifling. Fifteen genuflexions, prayers, etc., were required whenever the devout Persian cut his nails or made water; or as often as he put on the sacred girdle. Sadder, Art. 14, 50, 60.

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