Definition of scepticism:
He claims of her a genuine miracle- a miracle of power, which will silence scepticism, and re- establish the royalty of the Church- a miracle of mercy, which will wipe away the past; reconcile duty and love; give Clara into his hands as his pure and lawful wife.- "A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)", Mrs. Sutherland Orr.
- "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
- "The Red Symbol", John Ironside.