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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 Guiding Star; Or, The Bible God's Message

Louisa Payson Hopkins - Bible - 1854
...more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more morality, more important history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected,...from all other books that were ever composed, in any other age, or in any other idiom.' The celebrated Burke says, in speaking of the power of the Deity,...
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The Christian journal

1854
...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 from all other books that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. The two parts of which the...
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The Healing of the Nations

Charles Linton - Spiritualism - 1855 - 537 pages
...divine original, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more important history, pure morality, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence than...other books that were ever composed in any age or idiom." And when I hear clergymen denounce "Spiritualism" as denying the truths of the Bible, I can...
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Gleanings from Pious Authors: Comprising the Wheatsheaf, Fruits and Flowers ...

Devotional literature, English - 1855 - 466 pages
...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 written." Where...
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Public psalmody; or, The worship of praise in the congregations ..., Volume 15

Samuel Cowdy - 1856
...contain, independently of their Divine origin, more true sublimity, exquisite beauty, pure morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." Turn at your pleasure to some of the metrical parts of the Bible, and markthe grandeur of sentiment...
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The Student's Manual: Designed

John Todd - Conduct of life - 1856 - 402 pages
...Jones. Comprehensiveness of the Bible. eloquence, than could be collected, within the same conipass, from all other books that were ever composed in any...consist, are connected by a chain of compositions, which bears no resemblance, in form or style, to any that can be produced from the stores of Grecian, Indian,...
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The British Millennial Harbinger, Volume 9

Churches of Christ - 1856
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, finer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...could be collected within the same compass, from all the other books that were ever compiled in any age or in any idiom. The two parts of which the Scriptures...
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Is Christianity from God?: Or, A Manual of Bible Evidence for the People

John Cumming - Apologetics - 1856 - 276 pages
...more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more impartial history, and finer strains of poetry and eloquence, than could be collected within the same compass from all other books ever composed in any age." "The fairest productions of human wit," writes Bishop Horne, "after a few...
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Guide to the Oracles: Or, The Bible Student's Vade-mecum

Alfred Nevin - Bible - 1858 - 341 pages
...impossible that we can study it too much, or esteem it too highly. It contains more sublimity and beauty than could be collected, within the same compass,...other books that were ever composed in any age or idiom." Such are the opinions, as expressed by themselves, of Milton, the immortal poet ; Sir Matthew...
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The Christian's table book, extr. from various authors, with a preface by J ...

Christian - 1858
...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. — SIB W. JONES. THE DIVINE NATURE. The God of Christians is not barely the author of geometrical...
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