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  1. But the more thoughtful among them, all who were really in earnest, might desiderate something more; they might see that disbelief, however dogmatic, does not amount to disproof, and that the real ground of fear is not in the least removed by it. - "Modern Atheism under its forms of Pantheism, Materialism, Secularism, Development, and Natural Laws" by James Buchanan
  2. By Liberal Catholics may be understood those who desiderate freedom not only for but in the Church, and would subject all arbitrary power of Church as well as State in matters of religion to law and tradition; but that is the end they aim at, not their fundamental principle. - "Letters From Rome on the Council" by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  3. And these schools of the people that extension of the educational franchise which we desiderate would not fail to restore to the people. - "Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
  4. One can only query whether poetry has anything to do with " modern development," and desiderate the addition to " sentiment" of " art." - "Matthew Arnold" by George Saintsbury
  5. But what more comfort could a man desiderate than is given by the Holy Spirit? - "The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace