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" The Scriptures, contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, 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... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones - Page 365
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806 - 531 pages
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 27

1795
...eloquence, than could be collected within the fame compafs from all other books that were ever com pol cd in any age, or in any idiom. The two parts, of which the Scriptures conflit, are connected by & chain of compofitions, which bear DO refemblance in form or itylc to any...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 3

1796
...eloquence, than could be collected within the fame compafs from all other books, that were ever compofed in any age or in any idiom* The two parts, of which the Scriptures conftft, are connected by a chain of compositions, which bear no refernblance in form or ftyle to any...
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Discourses Relating to the Evidence of Revealed Religion, Volume 2

Joseph Priestley - Apologetics - 1796
...than " could be colle£led within the fame compafs *' from all other books that were ever comtc pofed in any age, or in any idiom. The " two parts of which the fcriptures confifr, " are connected by a chain of compofitions" (meaning the prophetical books) " which...
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Remarks on revelation & infidelity, speeches delivered in a literary society ...

A. M - 1797
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...chain of compositions, which bear no resemblance, either in form or stile, to any that can be produced from the stores of Grecian, Indian, Persian, or...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 4

Asia - 1798
...of a divine origin, more true sublimity, " more exquisite beauty, purer moralily, more im" portant history, and finer strains both of poetry and " eloquence,...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, are con"...
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The Bible in many tongues

Bible - 1799
...happy. Sir William Jones finds in it " more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of poetry and eloquence, than can be collected from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." As Mrs....
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...eloquence, than could he collected within the fame compafs from all other books that were ever compofed in any age, or in any idiom. • — The two parts, of which the fcriptures cnnfift, ar« connected by a chain of compofitions, which bear no refcmblance in form or...
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Annual Register, Volume 39

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...eloquence, than could be collected within the fame compafs from all other books that were ever compofcd in any age, or in any idiom. —The two parts, of which the fcriptures confift, are conncfted by a chain of compofitions, which bear no irfemblance in form or...
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Mentor; or, the Moral Conductor of Youth from the Academy to Manhood ...

David Morrice - Moral education - 1801 - 286 pages
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...that were ever composed in any age, or in any idiom." SIR WILLIAM JONES, in his Asiatic Researches. ,• Armed with this shield, far more invulnerable than...
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge

1804
...INDEPENDENTLY OF ITS DIVINE ORIGIN, CONTAINS MORE TRUE SUBLIMITY, MORE 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 AGE OR LANGUAGE THEY MAY HAVE" BEEN COMPOSED. Here...
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