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" I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion, that the volume, independently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 170
1821
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 351 pages
...fublimity and beauty, more pure mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer ftrains of poetry " and eloquence, than can be collected from all other " books, in whatever language or age they may have been " compofed." And is it not ftrange that thefe contemptible writers, as THOMAS...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - India - 1806 - 531 pages
...England ; but as it has a particular claim to be inserted in the memoirs of his life, I transcribe it from his own manuscript in his Bible : — " I...have been " written." This opinion is repeated with Irttle variation of expression, in a discourse addressed to the society in February, 1791 : — " Theological...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...from his own manuscript Jn his Bible, though frequently published, cannot be too often repeated : ** I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy...strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all pther books, in whatever language they may have been written." At length we arrive at the close of...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...carefully and regularly perused these Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion,, that the volume, indeT pendently of its divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer...all Other books, in whatever language they may have beea written." At length we arrive at the close of this most extraordinary man's life; and I shall...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones, John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...divine " origin, contains more fubiimity, purer mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer " drains of eloquence, than can be collected " from all other...This opinion is repeated with little variation of expremon, in a difcourfe addrefled to the fociety in February, 1791 : — " Theological enquiries 'are...
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...divine " origin, contains more fubiimity, purer mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer " ftrains of eloquence, than can be collected " from all other books, in whatever language " they may have been writer*." This opinion is repeated with little variation of expreffion, in a difcourfe addrefled to...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1809 - 393 pages
...more sublimity and beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language or age they may have been composed." Is it not strange that these contemptible writers, as Paine affects...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 7

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...from his own manuscript in his Bible, though frequently published, cannot be too often repeated : " I have carefully and regularly perused these Holy...in whatever language they may have been written." At length we arrive at the close of this most extraordinary man's life ; and I shall give it in the...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...regularly, perused these Holy Scriptures ; and am of opinion that the Volume, independently of it's divine origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality,...written." This opinion is repeated, with little variation, in a Discourse addressed to the Asiatic Society in 1791, where however he adds ; " The two parts, of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1819
...exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been composed. " 'The two parts of which the Scriptures consist are connected by a chain of compositions...
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