‘… Of Rabbi Schemlke of Nickolsburg it was said, never learnt anything from his teacher the Maggid of Mezritch since whenever the latter quoted the Bible and said “and the Lord spoke” Schmelke would begin shouting in amazement “The Lord spoke, the Lord spoke” and had to be carried out of the room because he would not stop shouting.’

From ‘Jewish Thought: An Introduction’ – Oliver Leaman.