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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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Lectures to Young People in Manufacturing Villages

Dorus Clarke - Sermons, English - 1836 - 220 pages
...contain, independently of their 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." Much of the intellectual, as well as moral greatness of such men as Bacon, Newton, Boyle, Locke, Hale,...
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A Course of Legal Study: Addressed to Students and the Profession ..., Volume 1

David Hoffman - Law - 1836 - 880 pages
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...could be collected within the same compass, from all the other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom.' 'The two parts of which the Scriptures...
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Tracts on law, government, and other political subjects, collected and ed ...

Tracts - 1836
...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 Young Man's Aid to Knowledge, Virtue, and Happiness

Hubbard Winslow - Young men - 1837 - 408 pages
...more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and of eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books which were ever composed." The opinion of this distinguished scholar, is also the growing opinion of...
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Miscellaneous Extracts and Fragments, on Interesting and Instructive ...

Maria Baldwin - 1839
...independent of its divine origin, contains 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 com posed in any age or nation. The application of them to events long subsequent to their publication,...
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Miscellaneous extracts and fragments ... chiefly from works at present out ...

Miscellaneous extracts - 1839
...independent of its divine origin, contains 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 com posed in any age or nation. The application of them to events long subsequent to their publication,...
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The School Teacher's Manual: Containing Practical Suggestions on Teaching ...

Henry Dunn - Teaching - 1839 - 223 pages
...Sir William Jones has well said it does, "more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of...collected within the same compass from all other books which were ever composed in any age or in any idiom," — it would at once push aside all competitors,...
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Principles of Teaching, Or, The Normal School Manual: Containing Practical ...

Henry Dunn - Teaching - 1839 - 270 pages
...William Jones has well said it does, " more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains, both of...collected within the same compass from all other books, which were ever composed in any age or in any idiom," — it would at once push aside all competitors,...
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Practical Hints to Believers in the Gospel of Universal Grace and Salvation

John Greenleaf Adams - Christian life - 1840 - 271 pages
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...consist, are connected by a chain of compositions, which bears no resemblance, in form or style, to any thing that can be produced from the stores of Grecian,...
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The Local preacher's journal

1842
...independent of its divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...other books that were ever composed in any age or nation. The antiquity of those compositions no man doubts, and the unstrained application of them to...
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