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" Moses' songs, or equalled Isaiah, describing the majesty of God. Never did any ode, either Greek or Latin, come up to the loftiness of the Psalms. In all its diversified compositions, every part bears the peculiar character that becomes it. The history,... "
Report of the Committee on the Propriety of Studying the Bible in the ... - Page 7
1832 - 24 pages
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Dialogues Concerning Eloquence in General: And, Particularly that Kind which ...

François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon - Eloquence - 1810 - 174 pages
...vehement and pathetic passages,, the mysteries, and prophecies, and moral discourses ; in all these there appears a natural and beautiful variety. In short, there is as great a difference betwixt the heathen poets, and the prophets ; as there is betwixt a false enthusiasm, and the true....
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...detail of laws, the descriptions, the vehement and pathetic passages, the mysteries and prophecies, and moral discourses, in all these appears a natural and...there is between a false enthusiasm and the true. The sacred writers being truly inspired, do in a sensible manner express something divine, while the...
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American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of ..., Volume 1

Education - 1831
...loveliness, and grandetir. Homer himself never reached the sublimity of Moses' songs, or equalled Isaiah, describing the majesty of God. Never did any ode,...there is between a false enthusiasm and the true.' * The author of the address before us, may well speak of it as almost incredible that such a classic,...
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American Annals of Education and Instruction, and Journal of ..., Volume 1

Education - 1831
...loveliness, and grandeur. Homer himself never reached the sublimity of Moses' songs, or equalled Isaiah, describing the majesty of God. Never did any ode,...difference between the heathen poets and the prophets, as mere is between a false enthusiasm and the true/ * The author of the address before us, may well speak...
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Lectures on Systematic Theology and Pulpit Eloquence

George Campbell - Oratory - 1832 - 302 pages
...vehement and pathetic passages, the mysteries, and prophecies, and moral discourses ; in all these there appears a natural and beautiful variety. In short, there is as great a difference betwixt the heathen poets and the prophets, as there is betwixt a false enthusiasm, and the true. The...
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