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Report of the Committee on the Propriety of Studying the Bible in the ... - Page 7
1832 - 24 pages
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Remarks on revelation & infidelity, speeches delivered in a literary society ...

A. M - 1797
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom. The two parts, of which the scriptures consist,...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 4

Asia - 1798
...exquisite beauty, purer moralily, more im" portant history, and finer strains both of poetry and " eloquence, than could be collected within the same ' ' compass from all other books, that were ever com" posed in any age, or in any idiom . The two " parts, of which the scriptures consist,...
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Self-improvement: Chiefly Addressed to the Young...

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1799 - 192 pages
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected, within the same compass, from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. The two parts of which the Scriptures consist,...
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Mentor, Or, The Moral Conductor of Youth: From the Academy to Manhood ...

David Morrice - Moral education - 1801 - 286 pages
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom." SIR WILLIAM JONES, in his Asiatic Researches....
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The Christian Observer, Volume 11

Religion - 1813
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever • Tacit. Hist. lib. v. 5. t Anniversary Discourse. made by Mr. D'Oyly to specific...
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Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal - Archaeology - 1807
...exquisite beauty, purer morality, more im" portant history, and finer strains both of poetry and " eloquence, than could be collected within the same " compass from all other books that were ever com^ " posed in any age, or in any idiom. The two " parts, of which the scriptures consist,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
...n>orp exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than 'could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. The Iwo parts of which the Scriptures consist,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass, from all other books that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom. The two parts, of which the Scriptures consist,...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Missions - 1805
...more cxqXiUite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other hooks that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom. The two parts of which the Scriptures consist,...
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The Quarterly Theological Magazine, and Religious Repository ..., Volume 1

Theology - 1813
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books that were ever compose : in any age, or in any idiom." Milton also has a right to be heard , in opposition...
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