The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The name given to the "advanced" thinking class who pride themselves in their emancipation from all authority in spiritual matters, the assumption of which they regard as an outrage not only against the right of private judgment, but the very constitution of man, which, they argue, is violated when respect is not before all paid to individual conviction. See Aufklärung .
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Illumination, the'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/i/illumination-the.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.