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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 Christian Observer, Volume 11

Religion - 1813
...independently of their divine original, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...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 charges of Sir...
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The Triumphs of Christianity Over Infidelity Displayed; Or, the Coming of ...

N. NISBETT - 1802
...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....
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...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 cor.iiit, are connefted by a chain of compoiitions, which bear no refcmM"nce':i rbrai or ityle to any...
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 1804
...can be collected from all other books, in whatever age or language they may have been composed. The The two parts of which the Scriptures consist, are...form or style, to any that can be produced from the store? of Grecian, Persian, or even Arabian learning. The anti•quity of those compositions no man...
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Lectures on the Gospel of st. Matthew, Volume 1

Beilby Porteus (bp. of London.) - 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. " The...
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 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. •...
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The History of Egypt: From the Earliest Accounts of that Country ..., Volume 1

James Wilson - Egypt - 1805
...both of poetry * and eloquence, than could be collect' ed, within the same compass, from all ' the books that were ever composed, ' in any age or in...the scriptures consist ' are connected by a chain of composi' form, or stile, to any which can be ' produced from the stores of Grecian, ' Indian, Persian,...
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An Essay on the Best Means of Civilising the Subjects of the British Empire ...

John Mitchell - British - 1805 - 242 pages
...purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and of eloquence, than can be collected within the same compass from all other...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom -\-." Ritual. Incomparable in her intellectual information, Christianity, as an institute of worship,...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1805
...important history, ' and finer strains both ol poetry 4 and eloquence, than could be col-. * lected within the same compass '* from all other books, that were ' ever composed in any age, or in " ' any itfom. The two parts, of '.vvhichthe scriptures consist, are '.connected by a chiiri o't compo-. *...
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The history of Egypt: from the earliest accounts of that country ..., Volume 1

James Wilson - Egypt - 1805
...than could be collect4 ed, within the same compass, from all 1 the books that were ever composed, 4 in any age or in any idiom. The two ' parts of which the scriptures consist 4 are connected by a chain of composi4 tion which bears no resemblance, in. ' form, or stile, to any...
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