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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... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones - Page 450
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - 1807
...contains more fubiimity, purer mo" rality, more important hiftory, and finer " drains of eloquence, than can be collected " from all other books, in whatever...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
...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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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from 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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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ...

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence than can be collected from all other books, in whatever...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; Volume 126

Early English newspapers - 1819
...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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 22

British prose literature - 1821
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever...variation of expression, in a discourse addressed to the Asiatic Society at Calcutta, in February 1791 : " Theological inquiries are no part of my present subject...
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The Genius and Design of the Domestic Constitution, with Its Untransferable ...

Christopher Anderson - Domestic relations - 1826 - 450 pages
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written." Nor did he confine these sentiments to his own bosom, or record them only in his closet. Upon another...
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The Genius and Design of the Domestic Constitution, with Its Untransferable ...

Christopher Anderson - Domestic relations - 1826 - 450 pages
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written." a- ' Nor did he confine these sentiments to his own bosom, or record them only in his closet. Upon...
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The Quarterly Journal of the American Education Society, Volume 1, Issues 1-6

Clergy - 1829
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written." It is not too much to say, that all competent judges will agree with him in this opinion. Indeed, 1...
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The Christian Father's Present to His Children, Volume 2

John Angell James - Children - 1827
...origin, contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language they may have been written." Salmasius, the learned antagonist of Milton, said on his death-bed, " that were he to begin life again,...
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