To his intimates, Frederick admitted his Atheism. It was Frederick who said, "There are so many things to be said against religion that I wonder they do not occur to everyone."
Leigh Hunt (1784) It was on this date, October 19, 1784, that English writer James Leigh Hunt was born in Southgate, Middlesex. His father was a clergyman, but got into financial difficulties and ended up in a debtor's prison, leaving Leigh Hunt in the care of his mother. Early on, Hunt developed a twin passion […]