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" Athenians, spend their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing. "
New Outlook - Page 122
1907
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1812
...having arrived, brought inquirers to the gate ; for, as afoli, ' all the Athenians, and strangers there, spend their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing'." This famous City furnishes many interesting topicks of description, which (his intelligent...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 5

1842
...that the professors of religion must be mere hypocritical quibblers, who, like the Athenians of old, " spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing." ,iFor," say they, "could men who were really earnest in the pursuit of truth, and who held...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 5

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1816
...they never come to the knowledge of the truth." Others discuss, bnt like unto the Athenians of old,'.' spend their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing," and to (bit passage we might add Person, for gratification is now a days, as much sought...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volumes 18-19

1854
...and of Romans and Jews, not come to the agora to buy, for it was not a common market-place, but to "spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing." He could also see, just across the agora, — indeed he could not help seeing, if his face...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no. 1-July 1874

1849
...so now, such men will overlook, or be indifferent to, the weightier matters of the soul, and will " spend their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing " (Acts xvii. 19, 21) ; and the burden of their cry will be, " Is there anything whereof...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...not Socrates be in Boston? As in his own Athens, the Bostonians, and " the strangers that are there, spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing." The greatest difficulty he finds, is in selecting a place to meet the various modern sophists...
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Expository Lectures on the General Epistle of James: Tr. from the German

Bernard Jacobi - Bible - 1838 - 236 pages
...within the circle of every one's acquaintance, of whom, as of the Athenians, it may be said, " they spend their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing," Acts xvii. 21. But are we to consider this as a christian accomplishment ? If we are under...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 11

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1858
...England, may be seen a class of individuals, mere hangers on in all places of public resort, " who spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing," yet looking like dullness personified, and perpetually violating that most excellent rule...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1853
...England, may be seen a class of individuals, mere hangers on in ail places of public resort, " who spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear some new thing," yet looking like dullness personified, and perpetually violating that most excellent rule...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 20

Theology
...but either to tell or to hear some new thing" — these baptized heathens, worse than the unbaptized, spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or to hear eome evil thing. Can domestic piety exist in such an establishment t Is religion ever thought upon...
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