"Coming, as most boys do, a rasa tabula to the university, and believing (his country education teaching him no better) that all human and divine knowledge was to be had there, he quickly fell into the then prevailing notions of the high and independent powers of the clergy."
— Author Unknown
See A New and General Biographical Dictionary; Containing an Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; from the Earliest Accounts of Time to the Present Period. Wherein Their Remarkable Actions or Sufferings, Their Virtues, Parts, and Learning, Are Accurately Displayed; With a Catalogue of Their Literary Productions. (London: Printed for T. Osborne, J. Whiston and B. White, W. Strahan, T. Payne, W. Owen, W. Johnston, S. Crowder, B. Law, T. Field, T. Durham, J. Robson, R. Goadby, and E. Baker, 1761). <Link to ESTC>