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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Enthu’siast
 
is one who believes that he himself is in God, or that God is in him (Greek, en theos). Our word inspired is very similar, being the Latin in spiritu (in the spirit).   1
 


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