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A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in. - Henry Louis Mencken

Deluge: A notable first experiment in baptism which washed away the sins (and sinners) of the world. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

Vaccination is the medical sacrament corresponding to baptism. - Samuel Butler

Baptism: A sacred rite of such efficacy that he who finds himself in heaven without having undergone it will be unhappy forever. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

No sacramental act achieves anything unless it is an outward symbol of what really happens inwardly in experience. The test of that is the reality of the new life as exhibited in its ethical consequences. 'How can we who are dead to sin live any longer in sin?' If baptism is a real dying and rising again, then it is indeed a profound revolution in the personal life, a revolution which is simply bound to show itself in a new moral character. - C. Harold Dodd