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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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S. Andrew's Church, Headington, Parish Magazine, Volume 12

St. Andrew's Church (Headington, Oxford, England) - Headington (Oxford, England) - 1881
...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." Shakespeare quoted continually from the Bible. Milton said, "There are no...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine

1869
...contain, independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more pure 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.' 2 ' In the Scripture, wherever...
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Autopaedia: Or, Instructions on Personal Education: Designed for Yound Men

James McCrie - Self-culture - 1871 - 628 pages
...Jones, " independently of a divine origin, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains both of...were ever composed in any age or in any idiom. The parts of which the Scripture consists are connected by a chain of compositions which bear no resemblance...
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The Impending Conflict Between Romanism and Protestantism in the United States

J. J. Smith - Protestant churches - 1871 - 288 pages
...divine original, more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more important history, pure morality, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence, than...that were ever composed in any age or in any idiom." Through its hallowed influences, what iron chains of sin have been broken ! what bonds of friendship...
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Is Christianity from God? Or, A manual of Christian evidence

John Cumming - Bible - 1871 - 284 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 Home, "after a few...
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Ad Fidem; Or, Parish Evidences of the Bible

Enoch Fitch Burr - Apologetics - 1871 - 353 pages
...this volume, independentlv of its Divine origin, contains more true sublimity, more exquisite beauty, more important history, and finer strains both of poetry and eloquence than could be collected from all other books. Milton says, There are no songs comparable to the songs of Zion, no orations...
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HOMAGE OF EMINENT PERSONS TO THE BOOK

SAMUEL W. BAILEY - 1871
...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 could be collected from all other books." XXXV. By OM MITCHELL, LL.D., the Devout Astronomer and Patriotic General. 1810-1862....
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The Family Circle: Original & Selected Anecdotes

Howard Lorenzo Hastings - 1871 - 310 pages
...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." When Mrs....
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Heavenward ho! or, Story Coxen's log, Volume 403

Samuel Cowdy - 1873
...origin, more true sublimity, exquisite beauty, pure morality, important 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 or in any idiom.' 2 Another great man says : ' Never fancy that you could...
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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1875
...Jones say, " That the Scriptures contain 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." And we may take it for granted, brethren, that unless we dive deep into the fulness of the sacred oracles,...
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