Like they found their safety

« Short Notes », The Baptist Magazine, Londres, Baptist Society, 1867, p. 463.

No doubt much of this plainness was the natural reaction against the gorgeous ritual of old Rome, which was adopted both in form and doctrine by the ruling parties in the Church of England. That ritual was the fit expression of the enormous errors into which Christendom had fallen. Not seldom the mean meeting-house was the refuge of hunted sectaries, who dared to listen to the voice of conscience, and who, like the caddis-worm, found their safety in a rude sheath of chips and pebbles, resembling the riverbed in which they lived.