That the manner in which he defends himself about the lives of his disciples
is not satisfactory, can hardly be denied.
Thus in a succession of characters Plato represents the successive stages of morality, beginning with the Athenian gentleman of the olden time, who is followed by the practical man of that day regulating his life by proverbs and saws; to him succeeds the wild generalization of the Sophists, and lastly come the young disciples
of the great teacher, who know the sophistical arguments but will not be convinced by them, and desire to go deeper into the nature of things.
This terrible event clothed the archangel with added influence; because his credulous disciples
believed that he had specifically fore-announced it, instead of only making a general prophecy, which any one might have done, and so have chanced to hit one of many marks in the wide margin allowed.
Several of the audience, not being much interested in the missionary's narrative, here left the car; but Elder Hitch, continuing his lecture, related how Smith, junior, with his father, two brothers, and a few disciples, founded the church of the "Latter Day Saints," which, adopted not only in America, but in England, Norway and Sweden, and Germany, counts many artisans, as well as men engaged in the liberal professions, among its members; how a colony was established in Ohio, a temple erected there at a cost of two hundred thousand dollars, and a town built at Kirkland; how Smith became an enterprising banker, and received from a simple mummy showman a papyrus scroll written by Abraham and several famous Egyptians.
But this did not disconcert the enthusiast, who proceeded with the story of Joseph Smith's bankruptcy in 1837, and how his ruined creditors gave him a coat of tar and feathers; his reappearance some years afterwards, more honourable and honoured than ever, at Independence, Missouri, the chief of a flourishing colony of three thousand disciples, and his pursuit thence by outraged Gentiles, and retirement into the Far West.
Nay more, you shall have atheists strive to get disciples
, as it fareth with other sects.
Here is a crumbling wall that was old when Columbus discovered America; was old when Peter the Hermit roused the knightly men of the Middle Ages to arm for the first Crusade; was old when Charlemagne and his paladins beleaguered enchanted castles and battled with giants and genii in the fabled days of the olden time; was old when Christ and his disciples
walked the earth; stood where it stands today when the lips of Memnon were vocal and men bought and sold in the streets of ancient Thebes!
One of the maxims which the devil, in a late visit upon earth, left to his disciples
, is, when once you are got up, to kick the stool from under you.
When Zarathustra once told this to his disciples
they asked him: "And what, O Zarathustra, is the moral of thy story?
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He was often seen in the company of his chief disciple
, Vladimir Chertkov.
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It is to be noted that Prakashanand Saraswati is a disciple
of Jagadguru Shankaracharya Brahmanand Saraswati (a sanyasi).
Peter turned and saw the disciple
whom Jesus loved following them.