Men wholly bent on wordly treasures were the dupes of their own passions, rather than deceived by the writings or pretenses of those who claimed to be Alchemists.
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These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious.
|Birth:||18th May, 1798|
|Death:||5th August, 1870|
Ethan Allen Hitchcock was born in Vergennes, Vermont, USA. He was an American army officer who had War Department assignments in Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War, in which he served as a major general. He served in the Seminole War in Florida and as the right-hand man of Gen. Winfield Scott during the Mexican-American War. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1817.
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